LeBron James tweets about Dallas police shootings

LeBron James tweets about Dallas police shootings

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Eleven officers were shot and five have died after snipers took aim at police at a protest in Dallas Thursday, police reported.

Snipers shot the officers from elevated positions, Police Chief David Brown said. A civilian was also shot.

LeBron James tweeted about the shootings early Friday morning, condemning the violence.

Three people are in custody and there are reports a fourth suspect was exchanging gunfire with authorities in a parking garage downtown.

Local media reports said he shot himself and is dead. Dallas police have not confirmed the suspect's death.

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