Updates in officer-involved incidents in Cleveland, Columbus


CLEVELAND – Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is holding a press conference today at 10:00 am to update on civil servant incidents in Cleveland and Columbus.

We’re streaming the press conference live in the player at the top of this story.

Shortly before the press conference began, Yost’s office issued a press release announcing that the Bureau of Criminal Investigation has referred two Central Ohio investigations into two fatal critical incidents involving officials to the Franklin County Attorney.

Here is the information on these cases from Yost’s office:

On March 8, 2021, a fatal critical incident occurred on Interstate 270 heading north on the Walnut Creek Bridge involving Andrew Teague and law enforcement officers from the Columbus Division of Police and the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office.

On April 21, 2021, a fatal critical incident occurred at 3171 Legion Lane involving Ma’Khia Bryant and a Columbus Division of Police officer.

There was no mention of any Cleveland-related incidents in the press release. Stay with 3News for the latest updates as it is developed.

We live streamed Yost’s press conference which you can watch in full below: