Police Shooting Protest Delays NBA Hawks-Kings Game – Fans Turned Away

Deadline | 3/22/2018 | Bruce Haring
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A Sacramento police shooting of a 20-year-old father of three earlier this week resulted in a protest tonight outside the Sacramento Kings and Atlanta Hawks basketball game.

The 19-minute delay was caused by protestors who locked arms and surrounded entrances to the Golden1 Center in Sacramento. A bigger crowd shut down nearby freeways and massed in the surrounding streets.

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The protest was regarding the police shooting of Stephon Clark, who was unarmed and in the backyard of his grandparents’ house Sunday night. He was being chased by police for attempting to break into some cars and alleged vandalism before stopping in the yard.

Police claimed they thought he had a gun. According to reports, Clark was shot 20 times.


Fans who did not arrive early were...
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