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Video: Sacramento Deputy Runs Down Woman Protesting Over Stephon Clark Shooting


Video: Sacramento Deputy Runs Down Woman Protesting Over Stephon Clark Shooting

A woman who was participating in a demonstration in Sacramento, Calf., over the fatal police shooting of an unarmed black man, was reportedly hit by a law enforcement officer’s car.

The woman was hit at about 9 p.m. Saturday by a Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department vehicle, ABC News reported.

She was taken to a local hospital and is now in stable condition.

Videos of the incident show officers telling protesters to move out of the way multiple times before two sheriff’s vehicles drove forward.

Dark and blurry footage shows a chaotic scene that appears to show a sheriff’s vehicle mow someone down as they walk across the street, and then an observer scream “oh my God.”

In a second clip, firemen load the woman on a stretcher into an ambulance.

You can watch videos of the incident and aftermath below.

The incident came amid protests over the fatal police shooting of Stephon Clark.

Clark was shot by Sacramento police last month while unarmed in the backyard of his grandmother’s house.

The results of an independent autopsy of Clark commissioned by his family revealed he had been struck by eight bullets: six hit his back, one hit his side and the other hit his leg.

The findings contradicted the official police account of the shooting. Officers said they opened fire because Clark began moving toward them aggressively and they believed he had a gun. He was holding a cellphone.

The Sacramento Police Department said in a statement it was awaiting the results of an official autopsy by the country coroner, and would not comment on the case until then.

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