Girl Saved from Knife-Wielding Ma’Khia Bryant Tells About the Encounter: ‘She Came After Me’

Girl Saved from Knife-Wielding Ma’Khia Bryant Tells About the Encounter: ‘She Came After Me’


According to footage released by the Columbus Police Department of the high-profile police shooting of 16-year-old Ma’Khia Bryant, the teen’s supposed would-be victim told police that Bryant “came after” her with a knife.

The footage was released Wednesday, as reported by WJW-TV, along with the 911 call that initially brought officers to the scene Tuesday where Bryant was ultimately shot and killed.

According to the body camera footage first released of her death, Bryant appeared to have been in an altercation when the officer ran up. After seeming to engage with one other young woman, Bryant turned on a second with what looked like a knife, waving at her as the officer shouted at her to get down.

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The officer fired on Bryant, who dropped to the ground. She was taken to the hospital in critical condition and later passed away.

In one of the videos released Wednesday, the girl dressed

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