The crackdown on guns in the city of Chicago has clearly taken its toll. Gangs are using anything they can to do battle in the streets.

Even Roman candles.

Chicago journalist Lenny Gilmore captured a photo of a recent battle, and posted it on his Tumblr page.

He explains about the photo below, “Roman candle battle on Western Ave. in Chicago. between 2 rival gangs. But also (as a local resident described ) between friends who all knew each other and grew up together.  I did the same thing with my friends in the suburbs… not with the same context however. No one got hurt and the police came and broke it up.”

Wild video even emerged from the incident.