Adam Coy, a 19-year-veteran, had been fired from the Columbus police department. He was indicted on murder and other counts in the Dec. 22 killing.
“Let me be clear that I believe the evidence in this case supports the indictment,” David Yost said. “And my office will vigorously prosecute this case.”
An Ohio grand jury on Wednesday indicted a former Columbus police officer in the fatal shooting of a Black man who was at the garage of a home where he was a guest, the state attorney general said.
Adam Coy, a 19-year veteran of the Columbus Division of Police, was indicted on murder in the commission of a felony and other charges and was arrested Wednesday, Attorney General Dave Yost said.
Coy fatally shot Andre Maurice Hill, 47, on Dec. 22 after responding to a call that a person in a vehicle had been turning the engine on and off.