Unrest in the city of Ferguson, Mo. continued into Monday night after an unarmed Michael Brown, 18, was shot and killed by a police officer on Saturday

According to New York Times reporter Julie Bosman, crowds gathered for a community meeting outside of a local church called by the NAACP, but the situation quickly deteriorated as people reportedly began throwing rocks at policemen, whose efforts to quell the crowd's unrest only caused more of a disturbance. Besides blocking access to many parts of Fergusoninadvertently boxing many civilians inpolice also began using tear gas and rubber bullets. 

Additionally, gunshots have been reported, along with crowd chants of "Fuck the police" and protestors pleading with policemen decked out in full riot gear not to open fire. 

It is still a fluid situation in Ferguson, as crowds have not fully dissipated, and tensions remain high.

UPDATE: As police began to allow the crowds to disperse last night in Ferguson, the unrest thankfully settled down. According to Bosman, a spokesman for the police said they made several arrests, though fortunately there were no injuries reported.

Stay tuned to Complex for more updates on Ferguson, and in the meantime, learn everything you need to know about the Michael Brown case right here.

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