A Columbus, Ohio, police officer reportedly shot and killed a 15-year-old girl Tuesday who was allegedly armed with a knife.
ABC 6 notes that police were called “to the 3000 block of Legion Lane just before 3:45 p.m.” on reports of an “attempted stabbing.”
A teenager named Makiyah Bryant was shot and killed by a responding officer.
Yahoo News reports the incident occurred at roughly the same time as the verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial was being handed down.
An alleged eyewitness named Tay Jones said the 15-year-old had a knife “because somebody tried to jump her.”
A woman claiming to be Bryant’s aunt spoke to reporters afterward:
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