Who is Christopher Schurr? Identified as an officer who fired a fatal shot

Chief Eric Winstrom confirmed Monday that Christopher Schurr is the Grand Rapids police officer seen in the video shooting motorist Patrick Lyoya to death after a traffic encounter on April 4th.

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The officer who fired the fatal shot has been identified by Grand Rapids Police.

Christopher Schurr, the officer who fatally shot Patrick Lyoya earlier this month, was recognized by the chief of police in Grand Rapids, Michigan, on Monday.

Lyoya was shot after Schurr pulled him over for an apparently unregistered license plate on April 4.

Even though the officer’s name was circulating publicly, Police Chief Eric Winstrom refused to divulge Schurr’s name, stating that the city has a long-standing policy of not releasing the identities of workers under investigation. “In the interest of transparency, to decrease ongoing conjecture, and to avoid any additional confusion,” Winstrom said he chose to name Schurr.

The identity of Schurr was revealed three days after the Rev. Al Sharpton requested the officer’s name during a speech at Lyoya’s burial.

“How dare you hold the name of a man who killed this man?” Sharpton said Friday at a crowded Renaissance Church of God in Christ in Grand Rapids. “Every time a young Black man or woman is arrested in this town, you put their name all over the news. Every time we’re suspected of something, you put our name out there.”

Christopher Schurr Age, Family, and Early Life

Christopher Schurr seems to be in his late 40s. He is from Grand Rapids, Michigan. He is of white ethnicity and is an American man. There is very little in the personal life of Christopher Schurr.

christopher schurr family

The identity of his family is not available.

Christopher Schurr Career, What is his Profession?

He joined the Grand Rapids Police Department in 2015.

He fatally shot Congolese refugee Patrick Lyoya in Grand Rapids on April 4, 2022, and was placed on paid leave and had his police powers taken away by the Grand Rapids Police Department.

The Grand Rapids Police Department published a video of Lyoya’s deadly shooting on April 13, 2022, without revealing his identity.

Chief Eric Winstrom of the Grand Rapids Police Department confirmed on April 25, 2022, that he was the officer who fatally shot Lyoya.

Which school and college did he go to? What was his major?

In Byron Center, he attended Byron Center High School. There are no further details about his education.

Christopher Schurr Net Worth, How much does he earn?

There are no details on the net worth of Christopher Schurr at the moment. As a Grand Rapids Police Department officer, he earned $89,454 in 2020.

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Christopher Schurr Wife. Is he married? Any children?

Brandey Lynn Bruin Schurr, his high school love, is his wife. They tied the knot in Kenya.

He and Brandey went to Kenya in 2013. He was a Daktronics–National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) men’s track & field scholar-athlete in the same year.

Is he available on any social media platforms?

Talking about the social handles of Christopher Schurr, we weren’t able to find any. He hasn’t shown any presence on social media.

Christopher Schurr’s Appearance Height, Weight

HeightN / A
Hair colorBrunette
Eye colorBrown
WeightN / A
Body typeFit
Sexual orientationStraight

Interesting facts about Christopher Schurr’s  which you should be known

AgeN / A
Marital  statusMarried
PartnerBrandey Lynn Bruin Schurr,
ChildrenN / A