Black Lives Matter protests erupted Tuesday night in Columbus, Ohio, after a police officer fatally shot a teenager who was trying to stab another girl.
The shooting took place about 4:35 p.m. Tuesday. Officials shortly after released bodycam footage that showed a chaotic struggle in progress as the officer responded to reports of an attempted stabbing, according to The Columbus Dispatch.
The footage shows the girl who was shot struggling with another girl, who is wearing pink. The assailant, later identified as Ma’Khia Bryant, appears to be in the act of stabbing the girl in pink when the officer shoots her.
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The video appears to record four shots.
Bryant was transported to a hospital where she later died.
A woman identified as Hazel Bryant, who said she was the shooting victim’s aunt, told The Columbus Dispatch that her