Posted on September 24, 2014

More Unrest in Ferguson Overnight After Michael Brown Memorial Burns

Brian Kelly, CBS St. Louis, September 24, 2014

Demonstrators and police officers faced off in Ferguson again overnight.

At one point, an estimated 150 to 200 demonstrators were on West Florissant.

Shots were heard, but no one was hit. Then looters hit the Beauty Town store for a third time in just over a month.


Fires were set, but did little damage, at the Whistle Stop in the old train station on Florissant Road and the auto repair shop on Chambers that works on police cars.

A half-dozen protestors were arrested after some threw rocks and bottles at police who tried to clear West Florissant.

The demonstrations were apparently sparked by the early Tuesday morning fire that destroyed one of the Michael Brown memorials on Canfield Drive. Some believe police set the fire.

Police believe it was started by candles.