During eulogy for Patrick Lyoya, the Rev. Al Sharpton demands federal probe into shooting
The remains of Patrick Lyoya arrive at Renaissance Church of God in Christ for his funeral service on April 22, 2022, in Grand Rapids, Michigan. - Scott Olson/Getty Images North America/TNS

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — The Rev. Al Sharpton has been here before. So has Ben Crump, a civil rights attorney. On Friday, they attended yet another funeral for a Black man killed by a police officer. But this was a new experience for Peter and Dorcas Lyoya. The person being buried was their 26-year-old son. Patrick Lyoya was fatally shot April 4 by a Grand Rapids officer during a traffic stop. The Lyoyas have joined a fraternity nobody wants to belong to, Sharpton said during the Friday funeral. “(Lyoya) ran into an America that we know too well,” he said during a fiery speech. “Enough is enough....