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Protests Over Michael Brown Shooting Continue Following Violent Monday Night


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Protestors stand in the middle of West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson, refusing to leave despite police orders early Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014. (AP Photo/St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Robert Cohen)

Demonstrators in Ferguson, Missouri, continued to protest the officer-involved shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown on Tuesday night.

Despite concerns that the situation could intensify after a police officer in fatally shot a knife-wielding man in nearby St. Louis, things were calm throughout the night until just after 1 a.m. ET. when tensions briefly flared. Several arrests were then made, including that of at least two journalists, according to reports.

Law enforcement in Ferguson faced a fresh wave of violence and chaos on Monday night as shots were fired by protesters and police deployed tear gas. Dozens of people were reportedly arrested and the National Guard was on the ground in Ferguson.

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