Photos Capture Intense Scene In Ferguson As Police, Protesters Continue To Clash

"Return to your homes. You will be subject to arrest," an officer said into a megaphone. "We at home!" a protester shouted back. A number of protesters and journalists reported they had been told by police to turn off their cameras.

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AP photo / Jeff Roberson

A device deployed by police goes off in the street as police and protesters clash Wednesday in Ferguson, Mo. Authorities in the St. Louis suburb where an unarmed black teen was shot and killed by a police officer have used tear gas to try to disperse protesters after flaming projectiles were thrown from the crowd.

#Ferguson crowd threw rocks, bottles, Molotov cocktails, saw a gun, right before this stepped off

David Carson@PDPJ

#Ferguson crowd threw rocks, bottles, Molotov cocktails, saw a gun, right before this stepped off

7:29 PM - 13 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

#Ferguson protesters attempting to light Molotov cocktail

David Carson@PDPJ

#Ferguson protesters attempting to light Molotov cocktail

8:07 PM - 13 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Huge cloud of gas over Ferguson. #MikeBrown #Ferguson

Robert Cohen@kodacohen

Huge cloud of gas over Ferguson. #MikeBrown #Ferguson

7:56 PM - 13 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

More tear gas on another violent night in Ferguson. #MikeBrown #Ferguson

Robert Cohen@kodacohen

More tear gas on another violent night in Ferguson. #MikeBrown #Ferguson

7:55 PM - 13 Aug 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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