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LeBron James prays for Akron, as protests break out after police body cam reveals Layland Walker was shot 60 times

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

NBA star LeBron James prayed for his hometown of Akron on Sunday as protests erupted after police body cam video showed cops had shot an unarmed Black man more than 60 times.
“I pray for my city today!” he wrote on Twitter, with a praying-hands emoji in place of the actual word.
Jayland Walker, 25, was running from a traffic stop when he took a possible 60 bullets fired his way by eight cops in pursuit early last Monday morning. Mayor Dan Horrigan and Police Chief Steve Mylett on Sunday afternoon released body cam footage showing the hail of lead and Taser fire as Walker fled the traffic...
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