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Stephon Clark

Stephon Clark

Stephon Alonzo 'Zoe' Clark was a resident of Sacramento, California.

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Personal Life

Photo of Stephon Clark with his children.

Photo of Stephon Clark with his children.

Clark was born with the name, "Stephen", but he would later change it to, Stephon, because he wanted to be different than his father.

He grew up in the Sacramento area for most of his life and along with his brother, he had experiences living in underprivileged, broken homes.


Before his death, he shared a home with his grandmother, grandfather and some siblings.

[2] [1]He has a brother named Stevante Clark.


He was the father of two children who survive him.

He was known as a people person in his neighborhood and also at work.



Meme of Clark that was circulating Instagram.

Meme of Clark that was circulating Instagram.

He enjoyed sports activities such as American Football.

He was known as the Ric Flair in the knowledge of and selling of Sneakers.

He also enjoyed playing Video Games.



The people in Clark's life have described him to have an entrepreneurial spirit.

He was an expert shoe salesman.


Criminal Background

Video of the incident

Video of the incident

Clark was known to have trouble with the law during his teenage years and was in the process of bettering himself from his past criminal behavior.



Footage of people who marched on the I-5 and shut down the highway.

Footage of people who marched on the I-5 and shut down the highway.

On Sunday March 18, 2018, Clark was fatally shot by Sacramento Police in his own backyard.

Officers were responding to a call of a person breaking car windows nearby.

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Stephon matched the description, and helicopters monitoring the area were used to follow Stephon onto his own property, where he was shot and killed.

Stephon approached the officers and they fired 20 shots at him in his own backyard.

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Police stated they believed Clark was armed with a handgun, though no firearm was found at the scene.

Police also stated instead Clark had a object that he extended in front of him while advancing towards two officers.

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Stephon Clark was simply holding a smartphone.

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A few days after the killing of Clark and that news broke out about the way he died, people organized a march against police brutality that took place on March 22nd, 2018 on the I-5 in Sacramento.

[8]The following day, another march took place during the afternoon.


On Social Media, people began to question the validity of the information that was being shared by law enforcement.

[13]The facts about whether Clark was indeed holding a weapon or not when the police confronted him led many to believe that the police are covering up some truths.


Officers Terrence Mercadal and Jared Robinet were identified as the officers who fatally shot Clark.



Citation Linksacbee.comBlack man shot by police was carrying cellphone, not 'tool bar,' when he was shot, department says
Mar 21, 2018, 12:28 AM
Citation Linklatimes.comSacramento police shoot and kill unarmed man while investigating report of car-window smasher
Mar 21, 2018, 12:31 AM
Citation Linkmodbee.comStephon shot by police was carrying cellphone, not 'tool bar,' when he was shot, department says
Mar 21, 2018, 12:49 AM
Citation Linkwashingtonpost.comStephon was shot at 20+ times when he was just holding an iPhone
Mar 22, 2018, 11:22 PM
Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comStephon Clark smiling
Mar 21, 2018, 1:08 AM
Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comVideo of the incident
Mar 23, 2018, 12:34 AM
Citation Linkcnn.comThe CNN article about Stephon Clark's life.
Mar 23, 2018, 7:44 PM
Citation Linksacbee.comSacBee with information about Stephon Clark along with video footage captured of the incident.
Mar 23, 2018, 7:52 PM
Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comFootage of people who marched on the I-5 and shut down the highway.The march was in protest of the unlawful killing of Stephon Clark.
Mar 23, 2018, 8:03 PM
Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comPhoto of Stephon Clark with his children.
Mar 23, 2018, 8:04 PM
Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comMeme of Clark that was circulating Instagram.
Mar 23, 2018, 8:05 PM
Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comPeople protesting the killing of Clark with signs.
Mar 23, 2018, 8:05 PM
Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comImage of Stephon Clark that has been shared on Instagram.
Mar 23, 2018, 8:06 PM
Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comReaction about the killing of Clark on Facebook.
Mar 23, 2018, 8:07 PM
Citation Linkeveripedia-storage.s3.amazonaws.comThe Screenshot of Shaun King on Twitter.
Mar 23, 2018, 8:08 PM
Citation Linkkcra.comArticle about the March that has been taken under way.
Mar 23, 2018, 8:10 PM
Citation Linkcnn.comThe CNN Article about Stevante Clark interrupting a meeting.
Mar 28, 2018, 7:53 PM
Citation Linksacbee.comNames of officers in Stephon Clark shooting released by civil rights attorney
Mar 27, 2018, 8:57 AM