Former Sacramento Kings player leads rally seeking justice for Stephon Clark

Hundreds of protesters gathered at a rally organized by former NBA player Matt Barnes to call for justice for Stephon Clark, an 22-year-old unarmed black man who was fatally shot by Sacramento police.

Barnes, who pledged to create a scholarship fund for the children of black men killed by police, amplified calls for charges against the two officers who are on administrative leave.

'It's more than color - it comes down to right and wrong,' Barnes, who played for the Sacramento Kings and Golden State Warriors, said. 'You're trying to tell me I can kill someone and get a paid vacation?'

Standing in front, of tree-lined Cesar Chavez plaza, Barnes reiterated that he didn't believe police were bad, but demanded for accountability.

'One bad cop doesn't make everybody bad. But one black man doesn't make everyone guilty,' he said. 'It comes down to right and wrong. These cops are not being held accountable.'

The peaceful demonstration that drew around 500 people to a downtown park came one day after a private autopsy released by the family showed Clark was shot from behind.  

Hundreds of protesters gathered at a rally organized by former NBA player Matt Barnes (pictured) to call for justice for Stephon Clark, an unarmed black man who was fatally shot by Sacramento police

Hundreds of protesters gathered at a rally organized by former NBA player Matt Barnes (pictured) to call for justice for Stephon Clark, an unarmed black man who was fatally shot by Sacramento police

Clark (pictured), 22, was killed March 18 by two police officers responding to a call of someone breaking into car windows in South Sacramento shortly after 9pm 

Clark (pictured), 22, was killed March 18 by two police officers responding to a call of someone breaking into car windows in South Sacramento shortly after 9pm 

The peaceful demonstration that drew around 500 people to a downtown park came one day after a private autopsy conducted by a pathologist Dr Bennet Omalu (pictured, Friday), released by the family showed Clark was shot from behind

The peaceful demonstration that drew around 500 people to a downtown park came one day after a private autopsy conducted by a pathologist Dr Bennet Omalu (pictured, Friday), released by the family showed Clark was shot from behind

Barnes, who pledged to create a scholarship fund for the children of black men killed by police, amplified calls for charges against the two officers who are on administrative leave.

'It's more than color - it comes down to right and wrong,' Barnes, who played for teh Sacramento Kings and Golden State Warriors, said. 'You're trying to tell me I can kill someone and get a paid vacation?'

The peaceful demonstration that drew around 500 people to a downtown park came one day after a private autopsy released by the family showed Clark was shot from behind.

Pathologist Dr Bennet Omalu, known for his study of a degenerative brain condition in football players, announced that Clark was hit by eight bullets - six in the back, one in the neck and one in the thigh. 

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