A Sacramento, Calif., man will probably not be as quick to call 911 in the future, given his knowledge that his call on March 18 led up to the shooting death of Stephon Clark.
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On Thursday the intersection of 47th Avenue and 44th Street in Sacramento, Calif., was filled with cars as family, friends and members of the community flocked to Bayside of South Sacramento Church to pay their last respects to 22-year-old Stephon Clark, who was gunned down by police officers March 18.
While the shooting death of Stephon Clark has made national headlines over the last two weeks, it is not the first questionable shooting the Sacrament, Calif., Police Department has had. It is just one in a long list of many questionable incidents or activities the department has been linked to.
Sacramento, Calif., Mayor Darrell Steinberg and the City Council had a simple plan for Tuesday night: to hold a special session that would allow the public to speak out and ask questions related to the shooting death of Stephon Clark at the hands of two Sacramento police officers. The city’s leaders, knowing that the…
On Tuesday morning, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and Sacramento, Calif., Police Chief Daniel Hahn, Mayor Darrell Steinberg and District Attorney Anne Marie Schubert were joined by other city officials and community leaders at a press conference addressing the officer-involved shooting that led to the…
On Sunday, March 18, police in Sacramento, Calif., fired 20 shots at Stephon Clark, killing him. Clark was unarmed and in his own backyard, leading many to ask what black people must do to escape the indiscriminate killing of black people.
The two police officers responsible for Stephon Clark’s death in Sacramento, Calif., on Sunday night shot him within three seconds of encountering him, according to video footage released by the Sacramento Police Department.
The online community and beyond is rallying behind the family of Stephon “Zoe” Clark, the black man who was gunned down by Sacramento, Calif., police in his own backyard.
Police in Sacramento, Calif., shot and killed an unarmed black man in his own backyard Sunday night after mistaking his cellphone for a weapon.