How Much Has Changed with Conviction of Chauvin for Murder of George Floyd?

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How Much Has Changed with Conviction of Chauvin for Murder of George Floyd?

ETA: Minutes before George Floyd was found guilty 15-year-old Ma’Khia Bryant African-American girl was shot to death in Columbus Ohio by police. A Black Lives Matter group of protesters soon appeared at the scene. The more things change, the more they stay the same. 

An angry crowd protested near a home on the Southeast Side where a Columbus police officer fatally shot someone while responding to an attempted stabbing call.

The shooting happened just minutes before a guilty verdict was announced in the trial of Derek Chauvin, a former Minneapolis police officer who killed George Floyd. ...

Police received a 911 call at 4:35 p.m. about an attempted stabbing on the 3100 block of Legion Lane, which is located north of Chatterton Road. The caller reported a female was trying to stab them, then the caller hung up. Officers responded to the scene and at 4:45 p.m. an officer-involved shooting was reported. ...

Columbus Fire medics were cleared to come into the scene at 4:46 p.m., police said. The wounded person was transported in critical condition to Mount Carmel East hospital, where she was pronounced dead at 5:21 p.m., police said.  No one else was injured, Columbus police dispatch said.

Police have provided no information about the person shot or the circumstances of the shooting. ...

"We don't get to celebrate nothing," K.C. Taynor said through a megaphone of the Chauvin verdict. "...In the end, you know what, you can't be Black."

Kiara Yakita, founder of the Black Liberation Movement Central Ohio, said she is not surprised that another police shooting happened. "Why did they kill this baby?" she asked aloud. 

Hazel Bryant told The Dispatch that she is the aunt of the 15-year-old girl who was shot. The girl lived in a foster home there on Legion Lane and got into an altercation with someone else at the home, she said. 

Bryant said her niece had a knife, but maintained that the girl dropped the knife before she was shot multiple times by a police officer. ...

Protesters with Black Lives Matter signs, megaphones and a loudspeaker joined the crowd gathered behind crime scene tape about a half-block away from the shooting scene. About 50 people had gathered by 8:30 p.m.

https://www.dispatch.com/story/news/crime/2021/04/20/one-person-killed-o...