Two Sacramento, Calif., police shouted for a suspect to put his hands on the moments before fatally shooting the unarmed black man Sunday night, police body camera footage showed Wednesday.
The images is not to see what the man, who is only a mobile phone was doing in the moments before the police fired at him Sunday night. The shooting happened in the backyard of the man’s grandparents ‘ home. The police found a gun on the scene, the Sacramento Bee reported.
Stephon Alonzo Clark, 22, was shot and killed by a couple of Sacramento Police Sunday night in the backyard of his grandmother’s house where he was staying.
Sacramento police said the man was seen to break into at least three vehicles and later in the house of the neighbors.
Delegates in an overhead helicopter allegedly saw the man breaking a neighbor’s sliding glass door before jumping a fence. But the helicopter footage shows the man running through a backyard and climbing over a fence in a neighboring house while the police walk the driveway along the side of the house.
“Show me your hands — gun!” an officer shouts.
“Gun, gun, gun,” the other agent yells before they start to shoot.
The man collapses as they are to shoot. It is unclear from the helicopter and body camera video of exactly how many shots were fired.
After the recording, the footage shows the officers taking turns to reload and keep their guns trained on the man from a distance.
When the backup arrives, the man is seen lying face down with an iPhone in the near of his head. He is cuffed and the officers discuss the execution of the CPR. About six minutes after the backup arrives, one officer is heard saying to another officer, “hey mute.”
Salena Manni, a woman who said she was his fiancée, identified him as a Stephon Alonzo Clark, 22, the father of her two sons, aged 1 and 3.
“We are in mourning and so we have our time to mourn,” she said Wednesday as the family gathered in his grandparents ‘ home.
Sequita Thompson, tells the shock of seeing her grandson, dead in her backyard, after he was shot by the police.
(Renee C. Byer/The Sacramento Bee via AP)
The ministry said that the two officers are on paid administrative leave.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.