Officers followed Clark, high on cocaine, as he drove a stolen van. He crashed the van. Officers told him to leave the vehicle. Clark reached behind the driver’s seat. He was shot with a stun gun. Sergeant Phil Dean shot Clark twice. Clark died at Northwest Texas Hospital. Accounts conflict concerning whether Clark was armed. At least four of five homicides by Amarillo officers in 2003, including Clark’s, followed Texas Penal Code guidelines according to decisions by Potter County grand juries.

ID: 1583

Victms Name: Corey Calvin Clark
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Race:

City: Amarillo
County: Randall
State: TX
Zip Code: 79109
Country: United States of America

Agency: Amarillo Police Department

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: Officers followed Clark, high on cocaine, as he drove a stolen van. He crashed the van. Officers told him to leave the vehicle. Clark reached behind the driver’s seat. He was shot with a stun gun. Sergeant Phil Dean shot Clark twice. Clark died at Northwest Texas Hospital. Accounts conflict concerning whether Clark was armed. At least four of five homicides by Amarillo officers in 2003, including Clark’s, followed Texas Penal Code guidelines according to decisions by Potter County grand juries.

Symptoms of mental health: No

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