Police release name of Grand Rapids officer who fatally shot Patrick Lyoya
Protest on April 13, 2022 after a GRPD officer fatally shot a 26-year-old Black man, Patrick Lyoya, in the head.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Grand Rapids Police Chief Eric Winstrom on Monday released the name of the officer who shot and killed Patrick Lyoya on April 4. "In the interest of transparency, to reduce ongoing speculation, and to avoid any further confusion, I am confirming the name already publicly circulating — Christopher Schurr — as the officer involved in the April 4 Officer Involved Shooting," Winstrom said in a statement. "Beginning this week, as required by law, the Grand Rapids Police Department (GRPD) will be releasing documents in response to requests made under the Freedom of Information ...