Grand Rapids Police Officer Charged With Second-Degree Murder In Fatal Shooting Of Patrick LyoyaA Grand Rapids police officer is charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of Patrick Lyoya, Kent County Prosecutor Chris Becker announced Thursday.
Prosecutor To Announce Charging Decision Thursday In Fatal Shooting Of Patrick LyoyaKent County Prosecutor Chris Becker said he will announce Thursday whether charges will be filed in the death of Patrick Lyoya, a Black man who was on the ground when he was shot in the back of the head by a Grand Rapids police officer.
Prosecutor Talking To Experts In Killing Of Patrick LyoyaA prosecutor said Wednesday that he will only decide whether to charge a white Michigan police officer in last month's fatal shooting of Patrick Lyoya, a Black man, after he finishes discussing it with experts.
Medical Examiner: Official Autopsy Results Show Patrick Lyoya Died From Gunshot To The Back Of HeadPatrick Lyoya, the 26-year-old man who was fatally shot by a Grand Rapids police officer during a traffic stop, died from a gunshot to the back of the head, the Kent County Medical Examiner's Office confirmed on Saturday.
Praise, Few Blemishes In File Of Grand Rapids Cop Who Shot Patrick LyoyaA Michigan police officer who fatally shot Patrick Lyoya in the back of the head had no complaints of excessive force against him but much praise for traffic stops that turned up drugs, guns and people wanted for crimes, according to his personnel file.
MSP Sends Findings In Patrick Lyoya Shooting Investigation To Kent County ProsecutorDetectives with the Michigan State Police submitted their findings in the fatal shooting of Patrick Lyoya by Grand Rapids Police.
Grand Rapids Police Officers Association Backs Officer In Patrick Lyoya KillingThe union representing police officers in a Michigan city is defending the officer who shot Patrick Lyoya in the back of the head.
NAACP: Michigan AG Must Investigate Patrick Lyoya CaseA civil rights group demanded Tuesday that the Michigan attorney general step in and investigate the police shooting of Patrick Lyoya, warning the longstanding relationship between the county prosecutor’s office and Grand Rapids police could lead to bias.
Grand Rapids Police Chief Eric Winstrom Releases Name Of Officer Who Shot Patrick LyoyaThe Michigan police officer who killed Patrick Lyoya with a shot to the head has been with the Grand Rapids department for seven years, after starring as a pole vaulter at a small college and marrying his longtime girlfriend during a church mission trip to Africa.
Mourners To Gather At Patrick Lyoya's Funeral Today In Grand RapidsMourners will gather Friday at the funeral for Patrick Lyoya, a Black man who was fatally shot in the back of the head after a traffic stop and struggle with a white police officer in Michigan.
Rev. Al Sharpton Demands Name Of Grand Rapids Officer Who Killed LyoyaThe Rev. Al Sharpton demanded Friday that authorities publicly identify the Michigan officer who killed Patrick Lyoya, a Black man and native of Congo who was fatally shot in the back of the head after a struggle.