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Name Of Columbus Cop Who Killed Unarmed Black Man Released

Dec 23, 2020

Columbus officials have released the name of the police officer who shot and killed an unarmed Black man early Tuesday. 

Adam Coy has been placed on paid leave. Mayor Andy Ginther told reporters Tuesday coy did not activate his body camera before the shooting in the 1000 block of Oberlin Drive. Officers responded to calls about a man sitting in a vehicle for a long time, repeatedly turning the car on and off.  Ginther says the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation is leading the probe,  and he has asked the U.S. Attorney in Columbus to review the case for civil rights violations.  Ginther says he wants to maintain the public's trust in law enforcement:

  The victim's name has yet to be released.