Man Killed During Traffic Stop in Grand Rapids, MI


Right now, is a real mess. And it centers around the police shooting of a 26 year old named Patrick la loya. Here's a report on what's happening in Grand Rapids, Michigan, from WDIV, local four in Michigan. Another African American man has died as a result of the use of lethal force with the interaction of law enforcement. 9 days after Patrick Leo was shot and killed during a traffic stop, Grand Rapids police releasing the video showing the deadly confrontation. 20 minutes of video, some of it too graphic to show. It's a protesters gathering outside the Grand Rapids police department tonight calling for the officer who shot and killed 26 year old Patrick Leigh oya to be charged in his death. The entire case is been turned over to Michigan state police. Our Martin McDonald is live downtown tonight Mara. Law enforcement veterans say the investigation is going to take a while. That's right, Kimberly and here's why, because there are multiple videos from multiple angles of what happened that morning. There are multiple witnesses and then you add on top of that, the confrontation between these two men before that fatal shot was fired. There's a lot to unpack here. It's just after 8 a.m. on April 4th when the 7 year veteran of the Grand Rapids police department to the GRP is not identifying, pulls Patrick Leo ya over for having the wrong plate on the vehicle. Stay in the car. Leo, a Congolese immigrant exits the car and doesn't follow the officer's orders to stay in the car. Liu ya tries to run, a chase and struggle go on for two minutes. There is no backup. Police say Liu ya has his hands on the officer's taser in the last frames of video you see the officer on top of Leo, he pulls his firearm and shoots Liu ya once in the back of the head, killing him. It's an absolute tragedy. It's

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