Multiple reports have surfaced that 17-year-old Ethan Liming was beaten to death on the campus of Lebron James’ I Promise school in Akron, Ohio.
The teen reportedly was playing basketball at the I Promise school but got in a confrontation with another group of teenagers.
Ethan Liming and the group of boys then allegedly started to fight in a parking lot near the I Promise school but unfortunately, the fight turned deadly and Ethan was beaten to death.
Although it’s speculated a fight occurred the police report sounds more like he was jumped and the fight was never fair, to begin with.
An emergency team did arrive at the incident but Ethan was dead on the scene.
LeBron James and his family shared their condolences after a 17-year-old boy died near the NBA superstar's I Promise School in Akron https://t.co/SE0Yvlqq1T
— TMZ (@TMZ) June 4, 2022
White kid murdered at school founded by LeBron James.https://t.co/DTwIVx0JBx
— James Edwards (@JamesEdwardsTPC) June 5, 2022
Here’s What BET had to report:
LeBron James is consoling with his native Akron community following the tragic death of a teenager on the campus of his I Promise School earlier this week.
On Thursday (June 2), Akron Police say 17-year-old Ethan Liming was beaten to death after he and his friends reportedly got into a confrontation with another group of males at the school’s basketball court. According to the Akron Beacon Journal, officers responded to calls of a fight that resulted in Liming’s body being discovered in a parking lot near the basketball court.Tean
“Our condolences goes out to the family who lost a loved one!! My the heavens above watch over you during this tragedy! Pray for our community!” tweeted the Los Angeles Lakers star over a tweet by the I Promise School’s note that the campus is safe after the killing.
Our condolences goes out to the family who lost a loved one!! My the heavens above watch over you during this tragedy! Pray for our community! 💚👑 https://t.co/bpq5qsoNfO
— LeBron James (@KingJames) June 3, 2022
The 17-year-old was beaten at a parking lot near the school. https://t.co/UnSETviu71
— HotNewHipHop (@HotNewHipHop) June 3, 2022
TMZ got the scoop too:
LeBron James and his family are sharing their condolences after a 17-year-old boy died near the NBA superstar’s I Promise School in Akron … saying, “Our condolences goes out to the family who lost a loved one!!”
A male victim was found beaten and unconscious in the parking lot of the school’s outdoor court at 10:45 PM on Thursday … after authorities say he was assaulted by unknown suspects.
Cops believe the victim was in a fight with three other suspects who were playing basketball at the school’s court, according to Fox 8.
The victim’s friends reportedly rushed home to call 911, but he succumbed to his injuries at the scene at 11:05 PM.