Bodycam shots were released as the protests developed


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Columbus, Ohio – Police shot and killed a teenage girl on Tuesday in Columbus, before a jury indicted former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for the death of George Floyd last year. They shot the black girl, who appeared to be trying to stab two people with a knife, and the video shows an officer approaching a corridor with a group of young men standing there. In the video, the teen, who is shot moments later by the police, appears to be pushing or swinging in the direction of a person falling to the ground. As the footage continues, the teen appears to be swinging a knife at a girl on the ground. The hood, and the officer apparently fired his weapon four times, struck the girl, and a black-handled blade resembling a kitchen knife or steak knife appeared to be lying on the sidewalk next to her immediately after her fall. The Franklin County Department of Child Services confirmed that the murdered girl was Machia Bryant, 16, and was in foster care, and Columbus Police confirmed that the Criminal Investigation Office was leading the investigation into the case, but the city wanted her release. Body camera to give the audience more information. “It’s a tragic day in Columbus. It’s a terrible and heartbreaking situation,” said Mayor Andrew J. Ginter, who earlier urged residents to stay calm. “We felt transparent in sharing these footage, because it is not complete as it is at this time.” Interm Columbus Police Chief Michael Woods said officers are authorized to use lethal force to protect themselves or a third party. He said the investigation still needs to be completed to determine whether the officers’ actions are justified. Columbus’ director of public safety, Ned Pettus Jr., urged the public to be patient as the investigation continued, and city officials once again called for peace. “She can be patient. Any way you look at this, it’s a tragedy.” Death of Miles Jackson: Ohio Police shot body camera footage, ID officers from a deadly hospital shooting of a black man, officers responded to an attempted stabbing when police fired The girl was shot at around 4:45 p.m., the authorities said .. The 911 caller reported that a woman was trying to stab him before ending the call, police said, and the police said she was taken to the hospital, where she was pronounced dead. Another person was injured, and Hazel Bryant told The Columbus Dispatch, part of the USA TODAY Network, that she was Ma’Khia Bryant’s aunt. The girl lived in a foster home in Legion Lane and had an altercation with another person in the residence, she said. Bryant said her niece was carrying a knife, but she confirmed that the girl dropped the knife before being shot multiple times by a police officer.Say her name: Protests develop at the shooting site, a crowd gathered Tuesday night at the scene of Legion Lane, which was partially cut off by the police In front of the traffic. Others gathered at the city police headquarters to Laa A protest, a week after officers sprayed pepper on a group that tried to enter the headquarters due to the killing of a black man carrying a pistol in the hospital’s emergency room, hundreds of protesters bypassed police barriers. Outside the headquarters, officers approached as city officials showed inside the body camera video. Many chanted, “Say her name!” Others pointed to the victim’s age by shouting, “She was just a child.” Officers on bicycles pushed protesters back and threatened to spread pepper spray over the crowd, and protesters carrying banners, loudspeakers and loudspeakers joined the crowd gathered behind the crime scene tape half a block from the shooting site. “We have no right to celebrate anything,” said KC Taynor over a loudspeaker to Chauven’s Judge. “… in the end, you know what, you can’t be black.” Kiar Yakita of the Black Liberation Movement said she was not surprised by another shooting by the police. “Why did they kill this child?” I asked out loud. “We are in an actual genocide,” said Hana Abdel Rahim, of the Black Abolitionists. “We are fighting for our lives.” During a board committee hearing Tuesday evening, allowing members to meet with candidates for a new civilian police review board in order to investigate the officers’ use of force, Council Chair Shannon Harden announced another police shooting. “We don’t know much as it is, and while we were watching the judgment from Minneapolis, a lot of people talked about a sigh of relief – but there is the fact that for many in our community there is no relief. It’s not okay, it’s not good, and it can’t continue. “We will need the utmost transparency as we move forward and learn more (about the recent incident). But the truth is, there’s nothing we’re gonna do that will bring this little girl back. Nothing will stop the family from grieving. “Harden told the panelists who were interviewed that the recent shooting explains why the city needs a civilian review board, and we need to fundamentally rethink safety in our city.” Review what you’ve been called out to do in our community, each of you: To provide oversight Accountability and transparency when it comes to the police in our society. ” Digging deeper into race and identity: Subscribe to This Is The Columbus shooting comes after Miles Jackson, a 27-year-old black man, was killed in a shootout with officers at the Mount Carmel St. Anne Medical Center in Westerville, Ohio, earlier in This month. Columbus police released body camera footage of the incident last week and identified two officers involved in the shooting. Contribution: Bethany Bronner, The Columbus Dispatch, Associated Press, follow Mark Ferenchik on Twitter, @MarkFerenchik.


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