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USA: Protesters demand justice after Sacramento police shooting

United States, Sacramento
March 30, 2018 at 03:12 GMT -00:00 · Published

Protesters blocked the centre of Sacramento on Thursday demanding justice for Stephon Clark who was killed by police earlier this month.

Holding banners that read “Justice for Stephon Clark” protesters called for criminal charges against the two police officers involved.

Stephon Clark’s funeral was celebrated earlier in the day in the Bayside of South Sacramento Church.

Twenty-two-year-old Stephon Clark was killed by police officers who falsely believed he was carrying a firearm while he was at his grandmother's house on Sunday.

The case has provoked widespread outcry following a series of similar incidents throughout the US in recent years, with protesters marching to the NBA arena where the Sacramento Kings were forced to play the Atlanta Hawks in front of a sparse crowd of spectators.

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Protesters blocked the centre of Sacramento on Thursday demanding justice for Stephon Clark who was killed by police earlier this month.

Holding banners that read “Justice for Stephon Clark” protesters called for criminal charges against the two police officers involved.

Stephon Clark’s funeral was celebrated earlier in the day in the Bayside of South Sacramento Church.

Twenty-two-year-old Stephon Clark was killed by police officers who falsely believed he was carrying a firearm while he was at his grandmother's house on Sunday.

The case has provoked widespread outcry following a series of similar incidents throughout the US in recent years, with protesters marching to the NBA arena where the Sacramento Kings were forced to play the Atlanta Hawks in front of a sparse crowd of spectators.

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