Kevin Matthews Murdered by Dearborn Police Officer Chris Hampton
Family of Police Shooting Victim Wants Answers Detroit News, January 2016 (external link)
Now Johnson, 58, and her three other children, are full of frustration, sadness — and want answers — after her 35-year-old son was shot to death by Dearborn police two days before Christmas just a few blocks from their home on Detroit’s west side.
No Charges To Issue In Fatal Shooting Of Kevin Matthews Wayne County Prosecutor's Office, December 2016 (external link)
Report from the prosecutor's office regarding the decision not to prosecute the officer who murdered Kevin Matthews.
Kevin Matthews was shot nine times by officer Chris Hampton during an incident in 2015. Matthews died as a result of the shooting, which Hampton said happened after Matthews reached for the officer’s gun during a struggle. However, two gun experts who analyzed evidence in the case say they believe Hampton was standing over Matthews when the shooting happened.