Community gathers one year since shooting of Jamar Clark by Minneapolis police

- Tuesday marks one year since the shooting death of Jamar Clark.

Activists with the Twin Cities Coalition for Justice 4 Jamar are holding a week of action, in Clark’s honor. At 5 p.m. the community will gather at James and Plymouth Avenue North, the site where Clark was killed.

On Sunday, a kick-off rally and march took place at Broadway and Lyndale Avenue. On Monday, activists made phone calls to Mike Freeman’s office.  On Friday, leaders will gather at the Hennepin County Government Center at noon. On Saturday, there will be a Community Day at Harrison Park.

On Nov. 15, 2015 Jamar Clark, 24, was fatally shot by Minneapolis police outside of an apartment on the 1600 block of Plymouth Avenue North. Officers were responding to a request for assistance from paramedics who reported that Clark was disrupting their ability to aid an assault victim.

TIMELINE: Jamar Clark shooting

On Oct. 21, Minneapolis police announced the two officers involved In Clark’s death, Mark Ringgenberg and Dustin Schwarze, will not be disciplined. The decision followed an internal affairs investigation.


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