Police say they saw an object in Stephon Clark’s hand before they fired 20 bullets that killed him in his back yard Sunday night in Sacramento, a disturbing moment that was made public through body camera footage released Wednesday night.
"Police Shot at a Man 20 Times in His Own Yard, Thinking He Had a Gun. It Was an iPhone." is from the March 22, 2018 National section of The Washington Post. It was written by Alex Horton, Wesley Lowery and narrated by Sam Scholl.