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Grand Rapids police officer who fatally shot Patrick Lyoya is fired

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A Grand Rapids, Michigan, police officer has been fired less than a week after being charged with second-degree murder in the death of Patrick Lyoya, City Manager Mark Washington announced Wednesday. The former offi...

Patrick Lyoya shooting: Michigan officer Christopher Schurr pleads not guilty, is ordered held on $100K bond

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Christopher Schurr, appearing by video from jail, said few words during the brief hearing as he mostly answered procedural questions about his rights and certain documents. Grand Rapids Judge Nicholas Ayoub entered a...

Michigan police officer charged with murder in Patrick Lyoya shooting

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Grand Rapids Officer Christopher Schurr faces a second-degree murder charge in the killing of 26-year-old Patrick Lyoya, Prosecutor Chris Becker said. The shooting was recorded by a bystander.  "The death was not jus...

Civil rights leader Rev. Al Sharpton to deliver the eulogy at funeral of Patrick Lyoya, who was fatally shot by Michigan police

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The family of Patrick Lyoya, a Black man who was fatally shot by a Michigan police officer during a traffic stop earlier this month, has asked civil rights leader Rev. Al Sharpton to deliver the eulogy during their ...

Patrick Lyoya: Protests continue in Grand Rapids over fatal police shooting of Black man

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"Unless we all come together as people who love other people and human beings, what happened to Patrick in Grand Rapids is going to happen to somebody in another city," a protester named Dennis Boatwright told Fox Ne...

The Patrick Lyoya shooting reopens debate about how police interact with Black people. Here are other high-profile cases

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It is an all-too-familiar scenario. A Black person is killed during a routine traffic stop. Days later, video is released, and family attorneys and civil rights leaders often say it conflicts with what police say ha...

Michigan protesters demand justice for Patrick Lyoya, who was fatally shot by Grand Rapids police officer

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"I'm angry, I can't sleep, I can't eat, I'm shaking, traumatized," Lyoya's cousin, Jimmy Barwan, told Fox News.  Lyoya's kids have to "get their own justice," he said. WATCH THE PROTEST: Video MICHIGAN OFFICER WHO ...