Police shot a black girl in Columbus, America. He was declared dead on arrival at the hospital.
On Tuesday in Columbus, America, the police shot and killed a black girl (Killed). The incident occurred when Derek Chauvin was convicted in the murder of a black American citizen George Floyd. It was told that in Columbus, Ohio, the police got information about the incident of knives. After this, the girl reached the spot and shot the girl.
The Ohio Criminal Investigation Bureau was present on Tuesday night at the scene at the southeast end of the city, according to ‘Columbus Dispatch’ news. According to the newspaper, the authorities were informed of the incident of stabbing on the phone. The police, who reached the spot, shot the girl at around five in the evening. According to the dispatch, the caller had told that a woman was trying to stab him. According to the newspaper’s news, the girl was rushed to the hospital where she was declared dead.
Case started investigation
So far, it is not clear why the police shot the girl. No one else was injured in this incident. According to Columbus interim police chief Michael Woods, it is tragic for the people affected in the incident, but more tragic for the girl’s family. The Criminal Investigation Bureau is investigating the incident criminal. He said, based on the results of that investigation, the Divisional Police will review the action taken by all the officers present at the scene.
Police body camera will be reviewed
According to the dispatch, Franklin County Children’s Services has stated that the deceased girl lived with them and her name was Makhia Bryant. It has been told in some media reports that his age is between 15 and 16 years. Columbus Mayor Andrew Guinther tweeted, “This afternoon, a girl was killed after being shot by police.” We are collecting detailed information about the incident. We are working to review the body camera footage as soon as possible. The police and the officials present at the scene did not immediately give any information about this.
Girl was stabbing people!
According to the report of the Associate Press, it can be seen in the released video of the shooting that the police are shooting at the girl. In the video, it seems that she is trying to attack two people with knives. The report states that after being shot, the girl falls to the ground and a black-handled knife is lying near her. The thing to note here is that the black girl died 25 minutes before Derek Chauvin was convicted for the murder of George Floyd.
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