Riot police faced off with protesters in the Missouri town as anger flared again over the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black teen.
A demonstrator wears a t-shirt with a picture of 18-year-old Michael Brown on Aug. 15, 2014 in Ferguson, Mo. Brown was unarmed when he was shot by a police officer in broad daylight on Aug. 9, with witnesses and law enforcement providing conflicting accounts of how the 18-year-old lost his life.
Demonstrators gather along West Florissant Avenue to protest the shooting of Michael Brown on Aug. 15. Armored vehicles rolled back onto the streets of Ferguson early Saturday, as riot police faced off with looters in the Missouri town gripped by protests since the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black teen.
Isaiah King Ivy, 3, makes his shirt a mask as he participates in demonstrations with his family on West Florissant Avenue on Aug. 15.
A protester holds up a clenched fist Aug. 15 in front of a convenience store that was looted and burned following the shooting death of Michael Brown by police nearly a week ago.
Police officers line up across the street as they maintain their distance from protesters on Aug. 15.
A demonstrator walks through smoke launched by police after a skirmish on Aug. 15.
Congressman Lacy Clay (D-MO), left, and Capt. Ronald Johnson, center, of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, speak to demonstrators gathered along West Florissant Avenue to protest the shooting of Michael Brown on Aug. 15. Missouri's governor put Johnson in charge in Ferguson on Thursday.
Protesters stand in the middle of West Florissant Avenue, refusing to leave despite police orders, early Saturday, Aug. 16.
Demonstrators confront police with their arms raised early on Aug. 16.
A masked man carries items out of a liquor store during looting following protests on Aug. 16.
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