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

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Sacramento County’s autopsy concluded Stephon Clark was struck by seven bullets, not eight, as the family’s autopsy concluded. A review of the county autopsy also disputes the family’s claim that Clark was shot primarily from behind.

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Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg asked for mental health volunteers for Meadowview in the wake of the Stephon Clark shooting.

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Mayor Says He’s Deploying Volunteer Mental Health Workers To South Sacramento

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