Capt. Ron Johnson
Capt. Ron Johnson reports only seven protest arrests Thursday into Friday
The National Guard arrived in Ferguson but kept its distance from the streets where protesters clashed again with police, as clouds of tear gas and smoke hung over the St. Louis suburb where Michael Brown was fatally shot by a police officer.
During a media briefing around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday, Missouri State Highway Patrol Capt. Ron Johnson said that two people were shot and 31 were arrested during Monday night protests in Ferguson.
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has called out the National Guard after another night of trouble in Ferguson, Missouri.
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On Aug. 9, 18-year-old Michael Brown, a recent high school graduate about to start college, was shot and killed by a Ferguson, Mo., police officer. Brown was unarmed.