Ex-Michigan cop to face murder trial in killing of Black man


              Kent County Prosecutor Chris Becker talks to journalists after Judge Nicholas Ayoub binded ex-Grand Rapids police officer Christopher Schurr for trial at the Kent County Courthouse in Grand Rapids, Mich., on Monday, Oct. 31, 2022. Schurr will face trial for second-degree murder in the fatal shooting Black motorist Patrick Lyoya in the back of the head on April 4. (Cory Morse/MLive.com/The Grand Rapids Press via AP, Pool)
            
              Ex-Grand Rapids police officer Christopher Schurr, center, shakes the hand of defense attorney Mark Dodge after Judge Nicholas Ayoub ruled Schurr to face trial at the Kent County Courthouse in Grand Rapids, Mich., on Monday, Oct. 31, 2022. Schurr will face trial for second-degree murder in the fatal shooting Black motorist Patrick Lyoya in the back of the head on April 4. Also pictured are defense attorneys from left, Matthew Borgula, and Mikayla S. Hamilton. (Cory Morse/MLive.com/The Grand Rapids Press via AP, Pool)
            
              Kent County Commissioner Robert S. Womack listens during a hearing for ex-Grand Rapids police officer Christopher Schurr at the Kent County Courthouse in Grand Rapids, Mich., on Monday, Oct. 31, 2022. Schurr will face trial for second-degree murder in the fatal shooting Black motorist Patrick Lyoya in the back of the head on April 4. (Cory Morse/MLive.com/The Grand Rapids Press via AP, Pool)
            
              Ex-Grand Rapids police officer Christopher Schurr, center, listens as Judge Nicholas Ayoub binds the case for trial at the Kent County Courthouse in Grand Rapids, Mich., on Monday, Oct. 31, 2022. Schurr will face trial for second-degree murder in the fatal shooting Black motorist Patrick Lyoya in the back of the head on April 4. Also pictured are defense attorneys from left, Matthew Borgula, Mikayla S. Hamilton, and Mark Dodge. (Cory Morse/MLive.com/The Grand Rapids Press via AP, Pool)
            
              Judge Nicholas Ayoub speaks during a hearing for ex-Grand Rapids police officer Christopher Schurr at the Kent County Courthouse in Grand Rapids, Mich., on Monday, Oct. 31, 2022. Schurr will face trial for second-degree murder in the fatal shooting Black motorist Patrick Lyoya in the back of the head on April 4. (Cory Morse/MLive.com/The Grand Rapids Press via AP, Pool)
            
              Defense attorney Matthew Borgula listens as Judge Nicholas Ayoub binds the Christopher Schurr case for trial at the Kent County Courthouse in Grand Rapids, Mich., on Monday, Oct. 31, 2022. Schurr will face trial for second-degree murder in the fatal shooting Black motorist Patrick Lyoya in the back of the head on April 4. (Cory MorseMLive.com/The Grand Rapids Press via AP, Pool)
            
              Patrick Lyoya's father, Peter Lyoya, listens during a hearing for ex-Grand Rapids police officer Christopher Schurr at the Kent County Courthouse in Grand Rapids, Mich., on Monday, Oct. 31, 2022. Schurr will face trial for second-degree murder in the fatal shooting Black motorist Patrick Lyoya in the back of the head on April 4. (Cory Morse/MLive.com/The Grand Rapids Press via AP, Pool)
            
              Ex-Grand Rapids police officer Christopher Schurr listens as Judge Nicholas Ayoub binds the case for trial at the Kent County Courthouse in Grand Rapids, Mich., on Monday, Oct. 31, 2022. Schurr will face trial for second-degree murder in the fatal shooting Black motorist Patrick Lyoya in the back of the head on April 4. (Cory Morse/MLive.com/The Grand Rapids Press via AP, Pool)
Ex-Michigan cop to face murder trial in killing of Black man