Patrick Lyoya

Mourners to gather at funeral after Patrick Lyoya shooting

Civil rights leader Rev Al Sharpton will deliver the eulogy at the family's request. Their lawyer, prominent civil rights attorney Ben Crump, also will speak at Renaissance Church of God in Christ in

published on : 22nd April 2022

Family seeks charges, asks for release of officer's ID and name in Patrick Lyoya's death

As in many US cities, Grand Rapids police have been occasionally criticized over the use of force, particularly against Black people, who make up 18% of the population.

published on : 15th April 2022

Video release shows black man fatally shot down by Michigan cop

Patrick Lyoya, 26, was killed outside a house in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Video shows Lyoya running from the officer who stopped him for driving with a license plate that didn't belong to the vehicle.

published on : 14th April 2022