By Belen Dumont 4/2/2018
The two officers were responding to reports of someone breaking car windows. A police body camera video shows Clark running into his grandmother’s backyard while officers shouted, “Gun, gun, gun,” right before firing 20 rounds at Clark. Clark was found holding a cell phone.
The victim’s brother, Stevante Clark moved throughout the church, embracing loved ones. Stevante hugged and kissed his brother’s casket, before leading the crowd in a chant of his brother’s name, according to the Associated Press.
The Associated Press reported that about 100 protesters gathered on downtown streets later Thursday, blocking the area during rush hour, as they demonstrated for three days. However, Stevante Clark told protesters not to block the Sacramento Kings NBA game nearby like as they had for the two previous games.
“We’re not trying to start a riot,” Shernita Crosby, Stephon Clark’s aunt, told The Associated Press. “What we want the world to know is that we’ve got to stop this because black lives matter.”