On Tuesday, a police officer from Columbus Police Department (CPD), Ohio, shot a black girl, identified by the media as Makiyah Bryant, four times after she, according to her aunt.
Below are different angles of the shooting. Graphic footage ahead.
The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation is investigating a fatal police shooting in South Columbus.The victim was taken to the hospital in critical condition and pronounced dead just before 5:30 p.m.
The reaction of the incident of course has been met with a lot of negativity on the behalf of the Columbus police department. Check out some of the viewpoints below.
Just moments after #DerekChauvin received a guilty verdict, protestors have gathered in SE Columbus, where police just shot and killed a teen. I’ll be bringing you more updates so stick with @SpectrumNews1OH. pic.twitter.com/CVHwv2lIZ7
Look, it's so much clearer AND shorter!
— Negasonic Middle-age Warhead (@toorsdenote) April 21, 2021
Columbus police shoot and kill a 15 year old girl then have the audacity to yell “blue lives matter” can’t make this shit up smh pic.twitter.com/zQlneUCBRm
— Jace (@JaceSchneider) April 21, 2021
He needs to be in jail!!!!!!! pic.twitter.com/xIdptvRd4A
— 🖤 (@_6igC) April 20, 2021
Family tells us the person who was fatally shot by @ColumbusPolice was 15 year-old Makiah Bryant. They say she called cops for help because girls were fighting outside her house. pic.twitter.com/g2eayG2MHW
— Lacey Crisp (@LaceyCrisp) April 20, 2021
HAPPENING NOW: A crowd has gathered outside of Columbus police headquarters. pic.twitter.com/EUGmEVgptU
— Dan Pearlman (@danpearlman) April 21, 2021