Stephon Clark's death was "not instantaneous," said the forensic pathologist, who was considered by lawyers to be Clark's family to conduct an independent autopsy.
Clark suffered a total of eight gunshot wounds, Dr. Bennet Omalu – six in his back, one in his side and one in his left thigh.
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An independent autopsy shows that Stephon Clark was shot dead by police in Sacramento eight times and six of those wounds were in his back. Bennet Omalu, the forensic pathologist of lawyers for Clark's family, to perform another autopsy.
The police had previously said that officers fired 20 shots at Clark on the evening of March 1
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(CNN) The results of an independent autopsy on Stephon Clark, an unarmed African American shot dead by police in Sacramento, will be announced Friday.
The 22-year-old's family has denied the police report of his death, while protesters marched for several days in the town hall and in NBA games demanding justice.
The autopsy was performed by dr. Bennet Omalu, a coroner and co-founder of the Brain Injury Research Institute, credited with discovering chronic traumatic encephalopathy in professional footballers