Columbus Police Seen Yelling “Blue Lives Matter” After Ma’Khia Bryant’s Death

A Columbus, Ohio police officer was caught on camera shouting “blue lives matter” to a group of shocked residents standing at the scene where another officer shot and killed 16-year-old Ma’Khia Byrant. One of the bystanders could be heard telling the officers, “Blue lives matter? Crazy. That’s an insult, especially at this place right now.”

Bryant was shot several times after officers responded to a call about an attempted stabbing and arrived to see Bryant and another person fighting. Bryant was transported to Mount Carmel East, but died as a result of her injuries. An investigation is ongoing into the incident.

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