Incredible police body cam video captured the moments Shaker Heights police officers saved a baby who was choking in a vehicle parked in the middle of a busy intersection, CBS Cleveland affiliate WOIO-TV reports. Clark was merely holding his cellphone.
The shooting happened in the backyard of the man's grandparent's home, where he was staying. It wasn't until officers were around their house that they looked out the window and saw Stephon Clark lying on the ground, Stevante Clark said.
The department could not say how many times Clark was hit, and the coroner's office was not releasing information until his relatives were notified. They said nothing to journalists waiting outside.
Sacbee reports that the Sacramento police department has killed at least 16 people in confrontation with authorities since 2016.
Police feared he had a handgun when they confronted him, but found only a mobile phone at the scene.
"The only thing that I heard was pow, pow, pow, pow, and I got to the ground", said Sequita Thompson, Clark's grandmother, detailing the four shots she says she heard loud and clear.
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Yorkville police cited Richard Soderlund, 29, of the 200 block of Hayes Avenue, Romeoville at 6:24 p.m. on March 17 with an ordinance violation for disorderly conduct after officers responded to a threats complaint in the 100 block of Bertram Drive.
The two officers who worked to save the elderly woman, officers Pablo Gonzalez and Whismick Charles have been recognized for their actions.
"Come here, sweetie", one of the officers said as he started administering first aid, according to the video.
Accius thinks this shooting will be a test for the police department.
"This is a moment of truth", said community activist Berry Accius.
"Having kids, I've actually had to do that with my own kids", Oklander told WKYC-TV.
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