Update 2, 9:00 p.m.
Scott Olson has been released from jail according to a tweet from Getty Director of Photography Pancho Bernasconi.

Update 1, 7:30 p.m.
Getty Images has released the following statement on Olson’s arrest:

Getty Images staff photographer Scott Olson was arrested this afternoon in Ferguson, Missouri, while on assignment documenting the events there. We at Getty Images stand firmly behind our colleague Scott Olson and the right to report from Ferguson. Getty Images is working to secure his release as soon as possible.

We strongly object to his arrest and are committed to ensuring he is able to resume his important work of capturing some of the most iconic images of this news story.

Pancho Bernasconi, VP, News, Getty Images

Getty Images photographer Scott Olson has been arrested in Ferguson, Missouri while covering ongoing unrest after the shooting death of Michael Brown.

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These are the most recent photos Olson filed before being arrested:

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Olson has captured some memorable images from the Ferguson protests:

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