It is important to note here that the officers here did not know that the 911 caller had informed the dispatcher that the gun was "probably fake" or that Rice may have been a juvenile.
An FBI agent who was nearby the scene arrived and gave Tamir mouth-to-mouth, four minutes after the shooting. On November 22, 2014, Tamir Rice, a 12-year old African-American kid, was slaughtered in Cleveland, Ohio by Timothy Loehmann, a 26-year-old Caucasian-American cop. The report, released Friday, showed Tamir stood 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighed 195 pounds. 187 0 obj <> endobj On December 5, 2014, Rice's family recorded an unfair passing suit against Loehmann, Garmback, and the City of Cleveland in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio. A FBI audit by resigned operator Kimberly Crawford found that Rice's passing was legitimized and Loehmann's "reaction was a sensible one.". Community Rules apply to all content you upload or otherwise submit to this site. Job: (Inspector, Type). "zA$c�d9��L�`v�}�^ accordingly, the official shot twice, hitting Rice once in the torso. It is easy to sit comfortably and watch video, or listen to a four-second sound bite of an interview and reach a conclusion that the police were wrong to use deadly force.