As we approach two months since Sac PD along with Sac Sheriff’s deputies murdered Stephon Clark in cold blood, we still haven’t gotten any closer to justice. It is clear that the system has no answers for us.
Black Lives Matter Sacramento is working with The Anti Police Terror Project & The Justice Network for a DAY OF ACTION! (The original sentence was “National Day of Action”. (We edited this sentence because we don’ t support nations and don’t see the point of restricting ourselves to actions in one particular territory, EiE)
A protester at a Stephon Clark vigil last night (March 31) was hit by a Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department vehicle.
Sacramento police shot Stephon Clark seven times from behind, according to an independent autopsy conducted by pathologist Dr. Bennet Omalu, who was hired by Clark’s family. The autopsy contradicts the Sacramento police department’s claim that Clark was advancing towards officers Terrence Mercadal and Jared Robinet when they killed him. Dr. Omalu found that Clark took three to 10 minutes to die. Police waited at least five minutes before applying medical aid.
Last week we reported about the police murdering Stephon (or Stephen) Clark. The protests against this police killing aven’t stopped. Tomorrow there will be a vigil in Sacramento. Update: tonight (March 30) there will also be a protest for Stephon Clark in Sacramento. People will meet at Sacramento city hall at 20:00 PDT
Community members in Sacramento took to the streets and blocked Interstate 5 on March 22 to demand justice for Stephon Clark, the 23 year old black man who was killed by police. Clark was unarmed when Sacramento police officers Terrence Mercadal and Jared Robinet shot him 20 times.
USA, California: Sacramento Police fired 20 rounds when they murdered an unarmed Stephen Clark, a 23 year old black male, on March 18. No weapon was found. Only a cellphone was recovered at the scene. On Friday there will be demonstration in Sacramento.