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Tamir Rice: US police kill boy, 12, carrying replica gun

<b>A 12-year-old boy has died after being shot by police in the US city of Cleveland, after carrying what turned out to be a replica gun in a playground.</b><p>Police say an officer fired two shots at Tamir Rice after he failed to obey an order to raise his hands.<p>He did not make any verbal threats nor point …

​2 reports say officer's shooting of Tamir Rice was justified

<b>COLUMBUS, Ohio --</b> A white Cleveland police officer was justified in fatally shooting a black 12-year-old boy holding a pellet gun moments after …

Outside reviews say Cleveland officer was justified in 'heartbreaking' shooting of Tamir Rice

After nearly a year of grieving, the family of Tamir Rice is certain Cuyahoga County Prosecutor's Office has no intention of holding a rookie …

Tamir Rice Shooting: Video Timeline | The New York Times

Tamir Rice shooting was 'reasonable,' two experts conclude

<b>(CNN) —</b> The police shooting death of a 12-year-old Cleveland boy with a pellet gun was reasonable, two experts say in reports prepared for the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor.<p>Tamir Rice was killed by an officer in training outside a Cleveland recreation center in November 2014. The shooting sparked …

Cleveland police's fatal shooting of Tamir Rice ruled a homicide

The death of Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old boy who was shot last month by a Cleveland police officer who authorities say mistook the child's air gun for a real firearm, has been ruled a homicide, the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office said Friday.<p>The November 22 shooting outside a Cleveland …