Police in Ohio release body camera video showing officer fatally shooting pregnant woman Ta'Kiya Young

Posted on AllSides September 1st, 2023
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Blendon Township Police Department

Police in Blendon Township, Ohio, released body camera video on Friday showing an officer fatally shooting a woman who allegedly accelerated her car towards the officer after she was accused of stealing from a grocery store.

Ta'Kiya Young, 21, of Columbus was seven months pregnant when she died in the Aug. 24 shooting, her family said.

Blendon Township police officers were in a Kroger's parking lot assisting a driver who was locked out of her car when a store employee told one of the officers that someone who had allegedly...

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