“Columbus police think that they are the judge, jury, and executioner,” said one activist in response to the 20-year-old’s killing. “It’s time that this police department is held accountable.”
An unarmed 20-year-old Black man died Tuesday after being shot by a Columbus officer in the middle of the night while lying in bed—the third police shooting in Ohio’s largest city in about a week.
On Tuesday afternoon, the Columbus Police Department (CPD) released over 24 minutes of bodycam video footage showing officers going to an apartment building in the 3200 block of Sullivant Avenue to serve a felony warrant for Donovan Lewis. Continue reading