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Video: Chaos Erupts in Ferguson After Grand Jury Decision as Protesters Destroy Police Car, Throw Rocks and Bottles at Officers


• Gunfire also reported...• Police car reportedly burning in the street...• Smoke canisters and tear gas deployed...• Buildings set on fire...

Chaos quickly erupted in Ferguson, Missouri, after a grand jury decided not to indict officer Darren Wilson in the fatal Aug. 9 shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown.

CNN reported that protesters destroyed a police cruiser and also threw rocks and bottles at officers. There were also multiple reports of gunshots fired in Ferguson. A CNN reporter also noted, "obviously there is the smell of marijuana in the air" in Ferguson.

BuzzFeed reporter Jim Dalrymple posted several Vine videos of some of the hectic situation (Warning: Strong content):

CNN also aired footage of several apparent police vehicles burning in the streets of Ferguson. Don Lemon reported hearing several instances of gunfire in the area.

Several local businesses in Ferguson were also reportedly looted during the protests. A Little Caesar's location was set on fire and appeared to be a "total loss," according to news reports.

Fox News reporter Steve Harrigan reported Monday night that there had been over 100 gunshots fired in Ferguson. He also reported that tactical police assault vehicles were being deployed as of around midnight.

Reuters has some additional video of the clashes that erupted in Ferguson:


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