Family sues over police killing of Black Michigan motorist


              Peter Lyoya, left, stands with Kent County Commissioner Womack, and attorney Ben Crum, center, as attorney Ven Johnson, right, talks about body and dash cam video of the shooting of Loyoa's son Patrick during a news conference, Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022, in Detroit. The family of Patrick Lyoya, a Black motorist fatally shot by a white police officer in Grand Rapids, Mich., filed a lawsuit Wednesday in federal court against the now-former officer and the city of Grand Rapids. The civil rights suit on behalf of Lyoya's family alleges unnecessary, illegal and excessive force and gross negligence by then-Officer Christopher Schurr. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
            
              Attorney Ven Johnson announces the filing of a civil lawsuit on behalf of Patrick Lyoya's family, Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022, in Detroit. The family of Lyoya, a Black motorist fatally shot by a white police officer in Grand Rapids, Mich., filed a lawsuit Wednesday in federal court against the now-former officer and the city of Grand Rapids. The civil rights suit on behalf of Lyoya's family alleges unnecessary, illegal and excessive force and gross negligence by then-Officer Christopher Schurr. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
            
              Attorney Ben Crump announces the filing of a civil lawsuit on behalf of Patrick Lyoya's family, Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
            
              Attorney Ven Johnson points out details in body cam footage after announcing the filing of a civil lawsuit on behalf of Patrick Lyoya's family, Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
            
              FILE - A monitor, displayed during a news conference at Grand Rapids, Mich., City Hall, on April 13, 2022, shows a video of a Patrick Lyoya during a traffic stop before he was fatally shot by a white police officer. The family of Lyoya, a Black motorist fatally shot by a white police officer in western Michigan, filed a lawsuit Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022, in federal court against the now-former officer and the city of Grand Rapids. (Grand Rapids Police Department, File)
            
              FILE - Ex-Grand Rapids police officer Christopher Schurr appears for a court hearing at the Kent County Courthouse in Grand Rapids, Mich. on Oct. 26, 2022. The family of Patrick Lyoya, a Black motorist fatally shot by Schurr, filed a lawsuit Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022, in federal court against the now-former officer and the city of Grand Rapids. (Cory Morse/The Grand Rapids Press via AP, File)
            
              Attorney Ven Johnson sitting next to Peter Lyoya announces the filing of a civil lawsuit on behalf of Patrick Lyoya's family, Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022, in Detroit. Civil rights and personal injury attorneys Ben Crump and Johnson announced the filing of a civil lawsuit against the City of Grand Rapids and former Grand Rapids police officer Christopher Schurr. The lawsuit alleges unnecessary, illegal and excessive force and gross negligence by then-Officer Christopher Schurr. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
            
              Peter Lyoya wipes his eye as he listens to his family interpreter as he looks at video of his son's shooting during a news conference, Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022, in Detroit. The family of Patrick Lyoya, a Black motorist fatally shot by a white police officer in Grand Rapids, Mich., filed a lawsuit Wednesday in federal court against the now-former officer and the city of Grand Rapids. The civil rights suit on behalf of Lyoya's family alleges unnecessary, illegal and excessive force and gross negligence by then-Officer Christopher Schurr. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
            
              Peter Lyoya listens to his family interpreter as he looks at video of his son's shooting during a news conference, Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022, in Detroit. The family of Patrick Lyoya, a Black motorist fatally shot by a white police officer in Grand Rapids, Mich., filed a lawsuit Wednesday in federal court against the now-former officer and the city of Grand Rapids. The civil rights suit on behalf of Lyoya's family alleges unnecessary, illegal and excessive force and gross negligence by then-Officer Christopher Schurr. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
            
              Peter Lyoya wipes his eyes after looking at video of his son's shooting during a news conference, Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022, in Detroit. The family of Patrick Lyoya, a Black motorist fatally shot by a white police officer in Grand Rapids, Mich., filed a lawsuit Wednesday in federal court against the now-former officer and the city of Grand Rapids. The civil rights suit on behalf of Lyoya's family alleges unnecessary, illegal and excessive force and gross negligence by then-Officer Christopher Schurr. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
Family sues over police killing of Black Michigan motorist