Stephon Clark’s Shooting: Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg Responds To Black Man’s Killing

The Mayor of Sacramento, Darrell Steinberg, on Wednesday released a statement regarding the fatal shooting on Sunday evening of an unarmed black man. Stephon Clark was shot in his own backyard after police officers mistook his mobile phone for a weapon. 

In his statement, Steinberg said that he sympathizes with the family of the victim for their unexpected loss and that his heart is broken for California’s capital. 

He also thanked police chief Daniel Hahn and the department for their transparency regarding the investigation. 

Steinberg also revealed that he had watched the bodycam footage of Clark’s shooting and would not second-guess the response of the officers involved until the investigation in the case was completed. 

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