Patrick Lyoya was fatally shot by a white Grand Rapids officer during a traffic stop, renewing a national debate about police conduct and use of force.
What We Know:
- A white Grand Rapids, Mich., police officer who fatally shot Patrick Lyoya, a Black man, during a traffic stop in April was charged on Thursday with one count of second-degree murder.
- Christopher Becker, the Kent County prosecuting attorney, said the officer, Christopher Schurr, acted unreasonably when he shot Mr. Lyoya, 26, while wrestling with the motorist, who had run away. The officer told Mr. Lyoya he pulled him over for having license plates that did not match his car.
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