Franklin County OhioA black 16-year-old Ma’Khia Bryant was shot dead by police on Tuesday, killing 38 people between January 2015 and December 2020, involving law enforcement agencies.
County including state capital ColumbusIs one of the deadliest police shooting rates in the country, at 4.81 per million people.
According to the county, it is the highest rate in Ohio and the 18th highest rate among the 100 most populous counties in the United States. February study Released by Ohio Alliance for Population Health Innovation.. Franklin County is home to more than 1.3 million people. According to the US Census Bureau.
On Tuesday, police officers were summoned to a mayhem on the southeastern side of Columbus following reports of puncture wound attempts. A body camera image from a police officer who killed 16 years old was released on Tuesday night.
Police encountered a chaotic scene of many people on the lawn in the front yard. There, the teen in question swung a knife around, assaulting one woman who had fallen behind, and assaulting a second woman.
Video showed The second victim lifted the knife as if the girl was trying to stab her and stumbled backwards towards a car parked on the driveway as the police released the weapon.
The proportion of blacks killed by police is 6.96 million each year, while the same number of whites is 1.59 per million.
Franklin County is home to about 20% of the state’s black population, but 33% of deadly police shootings take place within the county. According to the data.
The most deadly county in the United States for police shooting is Bernarillo County, including Albuquerque. New Mexico.. The county was home to more than 679,000 people in 2019. Data from the Census Bureau shows.
From 2015 to 2020, the average number of people killed in Bernarillo County was 9.82 per million. The second highest rate can be found in Jackson, Montana 8.77 per million people each year. Denver, Colorado It is the third highest county on the list, killing 8.25 people each year.
Ma’Khia Andre Hill Funeral It was held. Hill is a 42-year-old black man who was shot dead by white police officer Adam Koy on December 22, 2020. Mr. Koi was charged with murder.
Less than three weeks after Hill’s death, 23-year-old Casey Goodson Jr. was shot dead in Columbus by Franklin County Sheriff’s adjutant. The case is under federal investigation.