MINNEAPOLIS (KMSP) - This week marks one year since the Nov. 15, 2015 killing of Jamar Clark by Minneapolis police. Activists with the Twin Cities Coalition 4 Justice 4 Jamar are holding “a week of action” in Clark’s honor, to protest police-involved shooting and the absence of prosecution against the officers involved. The week started with a Sunday rally and March in north Minneapolis.
On Nov. 15, 2015 Jamar Clark, 24, was shot by Minneapolis police outside of an apartment on the 1600 block of Plymouth Avenue N. Officers were responding to a request for assistance from paramedics who reported that Clark was disrupting their ability to aid an assault victim.
RECAP - Timeline of Jamar Clark shooting
In March, the Hennepin County Attorney's Office announced that no charges will be filed against the officers involved in Clark's death.
In June, the U.S. Department of Justice declined prosecution and the federal civil rights investigation concluded Clark's death was "undeniably tragic" but "evidence was insufficient to meet substantial evidentiary requirements."
Last month, 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.