Breaking: A 15-Year-Old Black Girl Has Been Shot And Killed By Police In Columbus, Ohio – Crowd Is Starting To Show Up (Videos)

Breaking news from Columbus, Ohio this morning as a fatal officer-involved shooting in Columbus, Ohio. One person dead

The victim is allegedly a 15-year-old black girl.

Video below:

Another video shows that a crowd is starting to show up:

The protesters have continued to gather as the nation is still on edge after the Chauvin trial.

Someone at the scene of the Columbus, Ohio police-involved shooting mentions the 15-year old girl was armed with a knife and was involved in a fight.

Another from the scene:

So far we have limited information for this case as the Columbus Dispatch reported the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation has been called to investigate a fatal shooting by a Columbus police officer on the East Side that occurred just about the time the Derek Chauvin verdict was being announced.

Police received a 911 call at 4:35 p.m. about an attempted stabbing on the 3100 block of Legion Lane. The caller reported a female was trying to stab them, then the caller hung up.

Officers responded to the scene and at 4:45 p.m. an officer-involved shooting was reported.

Columbus Fire medics were cleared to come into the scene at 4:46 p.m., police said. The wounded person was transported in critical condition to Mount Carmel East hospital, where they were pronounced dead at 5:21 p.m., police said.

No one else was injured and no further information was immediately available.

The Family named the girl Makiyah Bryant.

Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther released the police officer’s graphic bodycam footage Tuesday evening.

The police bodycam footage showed Makiyah Bryant attempting to stab someone as the officer acted swiftly and opened fire, fatally striking her.

WATCH (warning: graphic video):

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