LeBron James removes tweet telling Ohio police officers “You’re next”


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LeBron James at Staples Center in Los Angeles on March 16, 2021

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Los Angeles Lakers Star Lebron James Removed a photo of a police officer who fatally shot a teenage Ma’Khia Bryant and a tweet containing the caption “You are the next #accountability”.

Columbus police have identified a police officer who fired a bullet that killed a 16-year-old girl as Nicholas Riadon.Shooting that happened on the same day as the verdict George FloydCase was announced Sparked protest And seek justice.

James later said he deleted the tweet because it was being used to create more hatred. “This isn’t about one officer. It’s about the whole system, and they’re always using our words to increase racism. I’m anxious for more accountability.” He said.

In another tweet, he said: But you can collect and educate all the facts! My anger is still here as to what happened to that Lil Girl. My sympathy and justice for her family may win! “

James had before answered Derek Chauvin was convicted of “accountability”.

The police have release Body camera footage shot by a 16-year-old girl and audio from two 911 calls. Interim Columbus police chief Michael Woods said police officers were answering 911 calls from someone who reported an attempted puncture wound.

The video showed that the policeman was approaching the driveway of the called house. There were several women on the driveway, one of whom was now identified as Bryant, had a knife in his hand, and was charging towards another woman.

When the woman fell to the ground, the teenager was seen facing another woman. According to a Reuters account, a slow-motion replay revealed a second woman against a car parked on a driveway, and Bryant raised her weapon to stab her. The policeman then fired the weapon and heard four bullets in the video.

The police chief said the video was released within hours for “transparency.”

U.S. President Joe Biden was briefed on deadly shootings and White House spokesman Jen Psaki Called It’s “tragic”.