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Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James addressed the backlash he is facing in a now-deleted tweet when he shared an image of the police officer involved in the fatal shooting of 16-year-old Ma’Khia Bryant.
James says that he is tired of seeing Black people killed by police officers.
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LEBRON JAMES NOW-DELETED TWEET TARGETS OFFICER IN OHIO POLICE SHOOTING: ‘YOU’RE NEXT’
Police were called to the scene around 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday on a report of an attempted stabbing.
Bodycam footage released late Tuesday showed Bryant being shot as she was attacking another Black teen with a knife.
Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther described the whole situation as a tragedy.
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“It’s a tragic day in the city of Columbus. It’s a horrible, heartbreaking situation,” Ginther said Tuesday night. “The city of Columbus lost a [16-year-old] girl today. We know based on this footage, the officer took action to protect another young girl in our community. But a family is grieving tonight. And this young [16-year-old] girl will never be coming home.”
Bryant’s family identified her to FOX 28. According to Franklin County Children Services, Bryant was a foster child under their care.
Fox News’ Evie Fordham contributed to this report.
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