Sacramento agrees to pay $1.7 million to Stephon Clark’s parents, ends family’s lawsuit
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The city of Sacramento on Friday announced it had agreed to pay Stephon Clark’s parents $1.7 million, which settles the final remaining portion of a federal civil rights lawsuit filed by his family after police shot to death the unarmed Black man in March 2018. In a 2019 settlement, the city agreed to pay $2.4 million to Clark’s two children. A later court ruling left his parents as the sole remaining plaintiffs in the lawsuit. The agreed-upon payment by the city’s insurer to Clark’s parents ends the family’s legal action against the city. “The decision to resolve the case...