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Mother of Shooting Victim Donovan Lewis Addresses Media with Her Legal Team

Rebecca Duran, mother of Donovan Lewis, the Columbus man shot and killed by a Columbus police officer in August, addressed the media at 11 a.m. on January 31, 2023. Supported by attorneys Rex Elliott and Ben Cooper of Cooper Elliott and Dayton-based Michael Wright of Wright & Schulte, Ms. Duran discussed the newly released video of the murder of Tyre Nichols and renewed her calls for the termination and arrest of the officers who killed her 20-year-old son in 2022. 

You can watch a recording of the broadcast here.

Ms. Duran’s legal team highlighted the swift response from the Memphis Police Department in terminating and charging the multiple officers involved in the deadly beating of Tyre Nichols. The response from the Memphis PD and prosecutors has been lauded as a blueprint for how to handle these tragedies effectively and justly.

Attorney Michael Wright was part of the legal team for the family of Andre Hill, the 47-year-old Columbus man who was shot and killed by a CPD officer in 2020. Mr. Hill’s legal team focused on bringing reforms to policies and procedures at the Columbus Police Department designed to prevent these kinds of unnecessary deaths. For more information or to schedule a free consultation, call Wright & Schulte LLC at 937-222-7477 or contact us online. Located in Dayton, Ohio, we serve clients throughout the state.