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Michigan chief IDs officer who fatally shot Patrick Lyoya

 

April 24, 2022



GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — The 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.

Christopher Schurr's name had been circulating since his face was seen in videos of the April 4 confrontation with Lyoya, a Black man. But his identity wasn't publicly acknowledged until Monday when the police chief changed course and released it, three days after passionate demands at the funeral of t...



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