Hundreds of people have again held a demonstration in the capital of the US state of California to protest against the police killing of an unarmed African-American man.
The demonstrators squared off with police in riot gear on Friday night in California’s capital Sacramento, after an autopsy on Stephon Clark contradicted the police account of the fatal shooting of Stephon Clark. More protests are planned for Saturday.
The autopsy shows that all eight bullets hit Clark in the back, side or leg, Benjamin Crump, an attorney for the victim’s family, said on Friday.
The findings also refuted statements by police that Clark, 22, had been moving toward officers when they fired on March 18.
The protesters, who were waving signs and chanting Clark’s name in unison, gathered at city hall before marching into the Old Sacramento part of the city.
Some protesters were carrying megaphones and wearing black masks covering their faces. They shouted…