Ferguson: Shots Fired, Tear Gas Used Ahead of Midnight Curfew

A woman has her face doused with milk after suffering the effects of tear gas used by police at a protest of the death of Michael Brown August 17, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri.
A woman has her face doused with milk after suffering the effects of tear gas used by police at a protest of the death of Michael Brown August 17, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri.
Joshua Lott/Getty Images

Police fired tear gas and used ear-splitting long-range acoustic devices to drive protesters out of Ferguson’s streets Sunday night. The move came hours before Governor Jay Nixon’s midnight curfew for the city, according to dozens of reports in the field.

Ferguson has been the sight of protests and clashes with police for over a week since the Aug. 9 shooting of Michael Brown, 18, by a Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson.

Advertisement - Continue Reading Below