Stephon Clark, 23

Sacramento, California
March 19, 2018

Agencies: Sacramento Police Department California

Cause of death: Shooting

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The 22-year-old black man fatally shot by Sacramento police in his own backyard Sunday night was carrying a cellphone, not a "tool bar," when confronted by officers, the department clarified late Monday.

Stephon Clark was killed in the backyard of the south Sacramento home he shared with his grandmother, grandfather and some siblings, his 25-year-old brother Stevante Clark said Monday. The police department said officers were responding to a call of a person breaking car windows nearby.

Police said they believed Clark was armed with a gun, though no firearm was found at the scene. Police said instead Clark had a "object" that he "extended in front of him" while advancing towards two officers.

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Legal Action

March 2018 Body cameras turned off and Police Chief does not know why!

March 2018 Mayor calls shooting 'Just plain wrong'

March 2018 Californian Department of Justice will conduct an independent inquiry

March 2018 Family to release independent autopsy

March 2018 Corruption - DA Donation from Police Union

On Saturday evening, March 2, 2019, District Attorney announces no charges against officers who killed Stephon Clark.

Community and Family Efforts

Sacramento City Council Protest


Family Funeral Fund

March 2018 Protests

March 2018 Vigil

March 2018 BlackLivesMatter protest block Interstate 5 and Golden 1 Centre

March 2018 New DA needed

March 2018 Funeral

March 2018 Communities like warzones. It is time for things to change.

March 2018 Sacramento kings player Matt Barnes

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