Newly launched footage of a police capturing in Columbus, Ohio, on Tuesday reveals 16-year-old Ma’Khia Bryant lunging at two ladies with a knife earlier than the officer shoots her.
Footage of the altercation was captured on a safety digicam belonging to neighbor Donavon Brinson, initially reported by the Columbus Dispatch. Throughout the altercation, one of many individuals filmed yells “I’m gonna stab the f*** out of you, b****,” for the time being that Bryant was filmed attacking a lady with a knife. It’s unclear from the footage if it was Bryant who stated these phrases.
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In new video, Makhia Bryant may be heard screaming “I’m gonna stab the fuck out of you, bitch,” whereas lunging at two unarmed individuals who have been posing no imminent bodily risk to her
— Matt Walsh (@MattWalshBlog) April 22, 2021
“If the officer hadn’t performed what he did, I feel we’d have two ladies useless. It was violent and all simply occurred so quick,” Brinson later informed the Dispatch. Bryant was residing in a foster house throughout the road from Brinson.
In extra footage from a police physique digicam, one of many meant victims seems to accuse Bryant of attacking her.
“She f***ing got here at me with a knife,” the lady informed one of many officers who responded to the scene.
The capturing occurred shortly earlier than the decision within the case of Derek Chauvin, the Minneapolis police officer discovered responsible of killing George Floyd throughout his arrest in Might 2020. Video of that incident sparked large riots all through the nation, together with demonstrations in opposition to police brutality that lasted by means of the summer season.