Stephen Maturen / Getty ImagesAttorney Benjamin Crump, pictured during a news conference in Minneapolis on Monday, published a Twitter post Tuesday evening that described a girl shot by a police officer in Columbus, Ohio, as “unarmed.” Video of the shooting shows she was wielding a knife while attacking another female. (Stephen Maturen / Getty Images)
With former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin’s fate settled for now by a jury, the attorney for George Floyd’s family is back to stoking racial divisions, this time by spreading a false report about the fatal police shooting of a teen girl in Ohio.
Right around the time Chauvin and the rest of the world were learning he had been found guilty on all charges in Floyd’s death, a black high school-aged girl in Columbus, Ohio, was shot and killed by a police officer.
The teen, 16-year-old Ma’Khia Bryant, was involved in a dust-up with others