Columbus Police shoot black teenage Makiyah Bryant as she allegedly attempts to stab two people with a knife.
The 16 year old Makiyah Bryant has been reportedly shot and murdered few minutes before the verdict of George Floyd was read by Columbus police.
Although reports also stated that Makiyah Bryant was about to be jumped and she called out for help to the Columbus Police .The police shot her four times after alleging that she was trying to stab two people .
A black-handled blade resembling a kitchen knife or steak knife appeared to be lying on the sidewalk next to her immediately after she was shot and fell, the report said.
The death news came about 25 minutes before a judge in Minneapolis read guilty verdicts of ex policeman Derek Chauvin on his three charges.
These related to the death of George Floyd a black man who died during an arrest in May 2020 after Chauvin knelt on his neck for 8 minutes.
Kimberly Shepherd, 50, has lived in the Columbus neighbourhood for about 17 years, and said she knew the victim ,Makiyah
Reports has been seen to storm social media especially Twitter:
A 15 year old Black girl called the police because she was about to get jumped at her home. She had a knife. She was shot four times and killed by @ColumbusPolice. Neverending man.
— K E I S H (@MikeishaDache) April 20, 2021