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A device deployed by police goes off in the street as police and protesters clash Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, 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. (Jeff Roberson/AP)

A device deployed by police goes off in the street as police and protesters clash Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, 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.

(Jeff Roberson/AP)

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'Is this happening in America?': Riot police move on demonstrators in Ferguson, Mo. Add to ...

As demonstrations continued through Wednesday amid persistent anger over the shooting of Michael Brown, there were reports of police using tear gas, rubber bullets, and other riot gear. Late Wednesday evening, social media users were providing live updates of the confrontations.

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