Riots in Ferguson: L.A. Times reporter Matt Pearce on scene

For four days, St. Louis has been gripped by demonstrations over the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in the small, mostly black suburb of Ferguson.

Much of the strife has played out over social media, with community members sharing photos of Brown's body left lying in the street and videos of demonstrations that followed.

Here is reporter Matt Pearce's timeline of tweets since arriving in Ferguson on Monday morning, covering one of a series of community protests that have yet to end.