Images Of Ferguson Police In Riot Gear Confronting An Unarmed Man Go Viral

Images of Ferguson, Mo., police in combat gear with guns drawn, walking toward a black man protesting the shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown, are getting a lot of attention.

Images of police confronting an unarmed black man protesting the fatal shooting of Michael Brown have been going viral.

The picture shows a black man being surrounded by police in combat gear.

Another angle of the scene reveals graffiti on a nearby mailbox.

In June, The New York Times the military's surplus combat gear being added to local police departments.