Black Lives Matter activists crash wedding of officer involved in Stephon Clark shooting
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A group of Black Lives Matter activists crashed the wedding of a Sacramento police officer who was involved in the fatal shooting of a 22-year-old black man earlier this year, according to video obtained by CBS 13 Sacramento.

The news network reports that a small group of protesters received word about the wedding and made sure to attend hours before the ceremony. In the video, the officer was in a room with fellow groomsmen when protestors barged in.

“I just wonder if you started planning your wedding before you killed Stephon Clark or after? How have you been sleeping since March 18?” a protester said in the video. 


“I think they need to be approached in spaces where they’re a little more vulnerable,” Sacramento Black Lives Matter founder Tanya Faison told the CBS local affiliate after the confrontation. 

The news network also notes that Sacramento police have not released the names of the officers involved in the March 18 shooting of Stephon Clark due to safety concerns. CBS said it blurred the faces of those in the video to protect their identities. 

Sacramento police told CBS that the officers have needed extra security in the months since the deadly shooting and that they've received multiple death threats. 

The officers returned to work in April but are not working in a patrol capacity, ABC News had reported previously.  

The confrontation over the weekend comes months after two Sacramento police officers opened fire on Clark after they chased him into the backyard of his grandmother's house. 

Officers said they believed Clark was holding a gun, but only a cellphone was found on him. His death sparked widespread protests and demands for changes in how police uses deadly force. 

The investigation into the incident is still ongoing, and CBS reports that the district attorney's office has given no word on whether the officers involved will be indicted.