BLM sees police shooting of knife attacker in Columbus, OH as new cause

BLM sees police shooting of knife attacker in Columbus, OH as new cause
Columbus PD bodycam video. 15-year-old Ma'Khia Bryant "holding" a knife.

[Ed. – Media spent several hours reporting this as a 15-your-old girl being shot because she was “holding” a knife. Then the police bodycam video was released.]

Protesters gathered Tuesday night at Columbus Police headquarters and on Legion Lane in southeast Columbus after family members said a teen was killed in a police shooting.

Family members have identified the victim as 15-year-old Ma’Khia Bryant.

Around 3:45 p.m. Tuesday, police were called to the 3000 block of Legion Lane on a report of an attempted stabbing. A victim was taken to Mt. Carmel East in critical condition but was pronounced just before 5:30 p.m. …

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As news of the shooting spread, the crowd grew and moved to Columbus Police headquarters.

Protesters chanted “say her name…Makiyah Bryant” as they marched through downtown Columbus.

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