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.
Man Sues Grand Rapids Police Dept. After Officer Accidentally Fires Gun In His DirectionA federal lawsuit has been filed after a man alleges a Grand Rapids police officer thought he was an auto-theft suspect and fired a gun in his direction.
Here's A Closer Look At Decorum Policies After Grand Rapids City Commission Meeting Ends AbruptlyHere's a closer look at decorum policies after Grand Rapids City Commission meeting abruptly ends due to protests.
Whitmer's Chief Lawyer Mark Totten Becomes US Attorney In Grand RapidsGov. Gretchen Whitmer's chief lawyer has been approved as U.S. attorney based in Grand Rapids.
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.
Patrick Lyoya Shooting Raises Issue Of Officer Name ReleasePatrick Lyoya’s father says he and his family have a right to know the name of the white officer who fatally shot the 26-year-old Black man.
Independent Autopsy Results Of Patrick Lyoya To Be ReleasedLawyers for the family of Patrick Lyoya, an unarmed Black man killed by police in western Michigan, said they will release results from an independent autopsy Tuesday.
Rev. Al Sharpton To Give Eulogy For Patrick Lyoya, Shot By Grand Rapids OfficerFuneral services have been scheduled for Patrick Lyoya, an unarmed Black man fatally shot following a traffic stop and struggle with a white police officer in western Michigan.
Police De-Escalation Tactics Questioned Following Grand Rapids Police ShootingNew questions are emerging tonight about how police de-escalation tactics work and when they are used following the Grand Rapids police shooting death of Patrick Lyoya.
What's Next In Probe Of Fatal Grand Rapids Police Shooting?Police in Grand Rapids, Michigan, on Wednesday released several videos of an officer's encounter with Patrick Lyoya earlier this month, including two that show the fatal shot during a struggle after a traffic stop.