LSU RB Fournette shares selfie to show support for Alton Sterling
BATON ROUGE - LSU star running back Leonard Fournette has made his thoughts on the recent shooting of a man by Baton Rouge Police apparent via social media after he posted an image of himself wearing a Sterling shirt on Thursday.
The selfie went up on Twitter around 1 p.m. with the caption "Alton sterling...."
Alton sterling.... pic.twitter.com/mkkPnkFvT9
— 7? (@_fournette) July 7, 2016
Twitter and other social media platforms have been buzzing with activity in the hours after the officer-involved shooting outside of a Baton Rouge convenience store took the life of 37-year-old Sterling. The hashtags #JusticeforAltonSterling and #AltonSterling have remained in global lists of trending hashtags ever since news of the shooting came out on Tuesday.