Police in Ohio have fatally shot a black teenage girl they confronted as she lunged at two people with a knife, authorities said.
- Family have identified the teenager as 16-year-old Makiyah Bryant
- The incident happened as a jury found ex-officer Derek Chauvin guilty of murdering black man George Floyd
- Police released video to the public within hours of the incident in the interest of “transparency”
The incident, sparking street protests in Columbus, Ohio’s largest city, came as the nation was focused on the guilty verdict a Minneapolis jury returned against a white former police officer charged with murdering George Floyd last year by kneeling on his neck.
Releasing police body-camera video of Tuesday’s shooting hours later,…