Stephan Clark, 22, was holding only his cell phone when he was fatally shot on Sunday night, March 18, 2018, by two police officers—Sacramento police officers, who fired at him 20 times.
911 dispatchers received a phone call about 9:18pm on Sunday about a man breaking into cars. In addition to police officers making response time, the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department helicopter had also responded.
According to the individuals in the helicopter, they say a man use the “tool bar” to break into a window. Later, it was stated by police officers that the rear sliding glass door in an occupied home on the 7500 block of 29th street was broken into.
The resident of the home, described by police, belonged to—Bill Wong, 88, stated that he was unaware of the events that took place on Sunday night. He didn’t see or hear of how his window was broken or hear any gunshots.
Clark’s life tragically changed when he encountered the police officers in the backyard of his grandparent’s home. Clark was staying with his grandparents at the time of the incident. —
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