21st April, 2021
Police in Columbus, Ohio, has released video footage of how a 16-year-old black teenage Makiyah Bryant was shot dead by one of its officers.
According to the footage, Makiyah Bryant was fatally shot as she lunged at two people with a knife.
However, the Ohio police chief said the officers at the scene were responding to an emergency-911 call from someone who reported an attempted stabbing at a home on the city’s southeast side.
Watch the video below:
Police said the video was released in the interest of “transparency” after the #BlackLivesMatter protest was re-activated on the streets of Ohio.
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