Ferguson Police Fire Tear Gas, Bean Bags at the Media

It appears that the Ferguson Police Department isn't happy with the media invading their town. A Washington Post Reporter was arrested by police in a Ferguson area McDonalds. He was never given a valid reason as to why he was in custody:

The Paper posted video of Lowery's arrest:

Last night the FPD took up their assault on the media up a notch. A KSDK Photographer says police fired a bean bag at him, hitting his camera. A crew from Al Jazeera was reporting from the area when cops shot a tear gas canister in their director. The scene was captured by St. Louis station KSDK.

Let's go to the video:

It has gotten to the point where Missouri Governor Jay Nixon is sending out tweets to Ferguson PD asking them to respect the rights of he press:

Stay classy Ferguson.