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Sacramento Police Slay Unarmed Black Man After Shooting Him 20 Times

Officers claim they thought the victim's cell phone was a weapon.

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The Sacramento Police Department provided more details Tuesday regarding a shooting that occurred Sunday where officers fatally shot an unarmed black man in his own backyard, mistaking his cellphone for a weapon. The Sacramento County coroner's office Tuesday identified the victim as 22-year-old Stephon Alonzo Clark. Clark was shot 20 times Sunday night in the backyard…

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Shreesha Ghosh reports the International Business Daily.