Authorities in Ohio are investigating after police in Columbus released body camera video that shows an officer fatally shoot a Black teenage girl who appeared to be attacking another person.
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.
In the body cam video, a man could be heard yelling at the officer after the shooting. The officer responds, quote, 'She had a knife. She just went at her.'
The race of the officer was not clear and he was taken off patrolling the streets for the time being.
The girl was identified as 16-year-old Ma Khia Bryant, according to Franklin County Children Services, which said in a release that she was under the care of the agency at the time of her death.