Minnesota Man Killed By Police!

by: Maya Jiannino

Jamar Clark

Jamar Clark was shot and killed by Minneapolis police on Sunday November 15, 2015. Officers were called to Clark's apartment after report of assault. Bystanders at the scene say that Jamar was already in handcuffs when he was shot by the officers,but the officers tell a different story. They claim that Jamar was threatening and that was the reason behind the shooting. The people of Minneapolis and the Black Lives Matter Organization had much to say about this

Public's Response

The people of Minneapolis had something to say. They gathered a group of people and marched between Broadway and 7th street. Around 8 pm officers told protesters that they could either leave or be arrested. A representative from the police department has said that 43 adults and 8 juveniles had been arrested for protesting. The Monday press conference about the shooting was held by Janee Harteau who says,"Everyone involved needs and deserves to know the truth".