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Stephon Clark's Brother Arrested on Charges of Death Threats

Clark's public displays of grief and anger have put him in the spotlight since the shooting death of his 22-year-old brother

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    Stevante Clark Arrested for Allegedly Making Death Threats

    The brother of an unarmed man fatally shot in his grandmother's backyard by Sacramento police last month has been arrested for making death threats, according to the department. (Published Friday, April 20, 2018)

    The brother of an unarmed man fatally shot in his grandmother's backyard by Sacramento police last month has been arrested for making death threats, according to the department.

    Stevante Clark, 25, was arrested Thursday on charges of making threats to commit crime resulting in death and calling 911 with intent to annoy or harass, according to police records.

    Clark is not eligible for bail and has a scheduled court hearing Friday.

    Clark's public displays of grief and anger have put him in the spotlight since the shooting death of his 22-year-old brother. Stevante Clark interrupted a March 27 Sacramento City Council meeting, chanting his brother's name and calling for justice.

    Stephon Clark's Brother Interrupts Sacramento City Council Meeting, Confronts MayorStephon Clark's Brother Interrupts Sacramento City Council Meeting, Confronts Mayor

    A special Sacramento City Council meeting held to promote community dialogue in the aftermath of the fatal police shooting of Stephon Clark was disrupted when his brother Stevante Clark marched down the aisle to confront the mayor, Darrell Steinberg. 

    (Published Wednesday, March 28, 2018)

    The day after the city council meeting, Clark shouted at reporters gathered outside of his brother's wake, calling on them to leave, until he was picked up and carried away.

    A family member of Clark has said that Stevante has lost two of his brothers, Stephon and another younger brother, and that he's suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.

    "You don't know what it's like to go to the home that you grew up in, and feet from the couch you lay on, your brother was murdered," a Clark family member said during a rally against gun violence on March 31.

    Clark family lawyer Benjamin Crump could not immediately be reached for comment on Stevante Clark's arrest.

    Two Sacramento police officers who were responding to a report of someone breaking car windows fatally shot Stephon Clark in his grandmother's backyard on March 18. Police said they thought Stephon Clark was holding a gun, but he was found with only a cellphone.