Poster of Makenzi Ridley

Makenzi Ridley

Makenzi Ridley
  • Case number: 3638
  • Incident location: 826 Lattimer Dr.
    Columbus, Ohio - Franklin County
  • Incident date: 6/24/2021
  • Homicide date: 6/24/2021
  • Date of birth: 8/21/2003
  • Gender: Female
  • Race/Ethnicity: Black
  • Height: 5'2
  • Weight: 165
  • Hair color: Brown
  • Eye color: Brown
  • Law enforcement agency: Columbus Police Department


On Thursday, June 24th, 2021, at 8:44PM, Columbus Police Officers were called to the Far East Recreation Center at 1826 Lattimer Dr. on a report of a shooting. On arrival, officers found 17-year-old Makenzi Ridley suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. CFD Medic 23 transported Ridley to Mount Carmel East Hospital in critical condition, where she was pronounced deceased at 9:17PM. Witnesses stated, a large group of young people had gathered near the recreation center when shots were fired and Ridley was fatally injured.


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