At NLEOM, D.C. officials, celebrities stand together to #PrayForDallas

Flowers were left at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Judiciary Square in remembrance of the officers killed in Dallas on July 8, 2016. (Suzanne Kennedy/ABC7)

Following the aftermath of the fatal police shooting that left five officers dead and seven others wounded during a Black Lives Matter protest in Dallas Thursday night, local officials, Hollywood celebrities and others across the country are banding together in an effort to #PrayForDallas on Twitter.

D.C.'s Mayor Muriel Bowser expressed her sympathies to the victims and sent her condolences to their families and other law enforcement officials throughout the area.

At the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Judiciary Square, flowers and a note that read "We stand with Dallas," were left in remembrance of the officers killed Friday morning.

Senior Vice President for Public Policy and Director of the Washington Office of The Jewish Federations of North America, William Daroff, tweeted a photo of White House U.S. flag at half-staff to honor the Dallas victims.

Many were shocked by the news they woke up to on Friday morning, including NASCAR racer Jimmie Johnson and Boston Celtics NBA player Marcus Smart, who is a Texas native.

Actress Mischa Barton called for those to pray for the victims, the U.S. and the world.

The suspect has been identified as 25-year-old Micah Xavier Johnson, according to police officials in Dallas.

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