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Video: Michigan cop on Black man's back, fatally shot him

 

April 13, 2022



GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — A Black man face-down on the ground was fatally shot in the back of the head by a Michigan police officer, the violent climax of a traffic stop, foot chase and fight over a stun gun, according to videos of the April 4 incident released Wednesday.

Patrick Lyoya, 26, was killed outside a house in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The white officer repeatedly ordered Lyoya to "let go" of his Taser, at one point demanding: "Drop the Taser!"

Citing a need for transparency, the city's new police chief, Eric Winstrom, released four videos, including critical footage of the shoot...



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