Bodycam footage released by the Columbus Police Department late Tuesday showed 16-year-old Black teenager Ma’Khia Bryant being shot by an officer as she was attacking another teen with a knife.
TWITTER REFUSES TO SAY WHETHER LEBRON JAMES ‘YOU’RE NEXT’ TWEET VIOLATED POLICY SINCE IT WAS DELETED
Like many other public figures, the Los Angeles Lakers player suggested that the Columbus shooting was unjustified on the heels of the conviction of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin on murder and manslaughter charges in the death of George Floyd.
“YOU’RE NEXT #ACCOUNTABILITY,” James wrote on Wednesday with an hourglass emoji over an image of one of the officers at the scene of Bryant’s shooting.
PECHINO, CINA – SETTEMBRE 04: NBA star LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers meets fans at a Nike store on September 4, 2017 a Pechino, Cina. (Photo by Visual China Group via Getty Images/Visual China Group via Getty Images)