Makenzi Ridley Wiki – Makenzi Ridley Biography
Ohio authorities investigating the June killing of Makenzi Ridley high school student who owned and operated her boutique have released surveillance footage of the alleged shooter.
The footage, released on Tuesday, allegedly shows the male juvenile suspect fleeing the crime scene, which occurred outside a recreation centre in Columbus six months ago.
Ridley was killed on June 24, according to a police statement.
She was 17 years old.
According to police, the shooter shot from the top of the Far East community centre.
The 41-second video shows two different angles of the alleged shooter.
The shooter is on the run with his weapon.
Call police with info: 614-645-4730.https://t.co/ltmG5l9mlg
— Mike McCarthy (@mikewsyx6) December 22, 2021
The video also shows some of the 100+ people who took cover in front of the recreation centre that evening.
The footage does not show the actual recording.
Ridley was an aspiring entrepreneur who ran her boutique.
According to her obituary, Ridley was a cheerleader and enjoyed dancing.
She created her clothing and beauty line – MakMarie Boutique and MakBaby Lashes – and ran a pop-up shop with more than 25 other teenage entrepreneurs.
“She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends,” the obituary said. “She had a special place in her heart for her siblings. They were the apple of her eye. She supported, encouraged and loved her cousins and friends and had a compassionate heart. Her symbol of memory is the orange heart.”
The Columbus Police Department Homicide Squad has asked anyone with information about the shooting to call 614-645-4730.
A grant called Orange Hearts For Makenzi was established in Ridley’s name.
The US $ 10,000 scholarship is available to young entrepreneurs ages 16-22 who want to start their businesses.