Missouri Gov. Orders National Guard to Help Restore Peace in Ferguson

By Joe Gullo , FOX News

Published 08/18 2014 12:10PM

Updated 08/18 2014 12:12PM

FERGUSON, Mo. - More clashing between protesters in Ferguson, Missouri and police overnight.

Tension boiling over as countless protesters charged police in tactical gear. The violence erupting just hours after Reverend Al Sharpton flew to Ferguson to urge protesters to practice peaceful protest instead of violent ones.

Protesters are accused of throwing molotov cocktails at police and police retaliating back with tear gas.

This comes more than a week after 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot multiple times and killed by a Ferguson police officer.

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has ordered in the National Guard to help with restoring peace and order.

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