A statue of Charles Linn, a Confederate officer and a founder of Birmingham, sits toppled in the Alabama city Monday. The statue fell amid a night of unrest, during which Mayor Randall Woodfin pleaded with protesters to leave the other monument in Linn Park untoppled for now and “allow me to finish the job for you.” Crews worked to remove it overnight.

A statue of Charles Linn, a Confederate officer and a founder of Birmingham, sits toppled in the Alabama city Monday. The statue fell amid a night of unrest, during which Mayor Randall Woodfin pleaded with protesters to leave the other monument in Linn Park untoppled for now and “allow me to finish the job for you.” Crews worked to remove it overnight.