№00261

Don Clark

CASE №00261
NAME: Don Clark
COUNTRY: USA
RIGHTS VIOLATION: Police arbitrariness
YEAR: 2022
CASE INFORMATION:

Don Clark Sr., 63, was shot and killed by police in St. Louis, Missouri.


In February 2017 police broke down his door and entered his home without identifying themselves as law enforcement. Officers then detonated a device that emitted a loud sound and flash to disorient Clark. He was shot at least nine times.


Clark was unarmed. He had diabetes, walked with a cane and had poor eyesight and hearing, so he could not pose a threat to the officers. Police said were serving a search warrant and found weapons and drugs in his home. Clark’s family said he did not have weapons and drugs and was not involved in any illegal activities.


In June 2021, Clark’s family filed a lawsuit against the city and the police department, accusing them of killing an innocent person.

СМИ

MASS MEDIA ABOUT THE CASE:

“Had the police done their due diligence, this would have never happened,” the family’s attorney said.

USA TODAY

 

“I want them to get rid of that ‘no-knock’ warrant thing. I feel it shouldn’t exist,” Clark’s oldest daughter said.

AP NEWS

FILES

CASE STATUS:

The initiative group has requested the clarification from US President Joseph Biden and Attorney General Merrick Garland. The initiative group believes it is important to fight against police brutality and, if necessary, will provide legal and financial assistance to the family of the victim.

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