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The Latest: Shooting Of Stephon Clark

Family courtesy photo via AP

This March 18, 2018 photo, courtesy of the family, shows Stephon Clark at 5:20 p.m. in the afternoon before he died in a hail of police gunfire in the backyard of his grandmother Sequita Thompson's home in Sacramento, Calif.

Family courtesy photo via AP

On Sunday, March 18, 2018, Stephon Clark was shot and killed by two Sacramento police officers. On Wednesday, March 21, Sacramento Police released body camera and helicopter video of the shooting. Since then, protesters have filled the streets of Sacramento, demanding charges against the two officers and changes to police procedures.

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The shooting and ensuing community demonstrations have led the issues of justice reform and equality to become key issues in the race for DA.

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Sacramento's Black Community Wants Racial Justice After Stephon Clark's Death. But This Isn’t The First Push To Save Black Lives.

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Dr. Bennet Omalu Answers Questions About Private Autopsy On Stephon Clark

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