CLEVELAND — Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is hosting a 10 a.m. press conference today to provide updates on officer-involved incidents that happened in Cleveland and Columbus.
We are streaming the press conference live in the player at the top of this story.
Just moments before the press conference was set to begin, Yost’s office issued a press release to announce the Bureau of Criminal Investigation has referred two Central Ohio investigations regarding two deadly officer-involved critical incidents to the Franklin County Prosecuting Attorney.
Here’s the information on those cases from Yost’s office:
On March 8, 2021, a fatal officer-involved critical incident occurred on northbound Interstate 270 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 officer-involved critical incident occurred at 3171 Legion Lane involving Ma’Khia Bryant and a law enforcement officer from the Columbus Division of Police.
There was no reference to any Cleveland-connected incidents in the press release. Stay with 3News for the latest updates as they develop.
We streamed Yost’s press conference live, which you can watch in full below: