December 29, 2015 by socialaction2014
Tamir Rice was shot dead in two seconds in Ohio. He was twelve and had a toy gun. A grand jury in Ohio has decided not to press any charges against the officer who killed him. Cenk Uygur, host of the The Young Turks, breaks it down. Tell us what you think in the comment section below.
“An Ohio grand jury has declined to indict the Cleveland police officer who fatally shot Tamir Rice, an unarmed black 12-year-old, in 2014.
Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Timothy J. McGinty announced the decision Monday afternoon, 401 days after rookie patrolman Timothy Loehmann shot Rice at a park in Cleveland. The grand jury also declined to indict veteran officer Frank Garmback, who responded to the scene with Loehmann, on charges of negligent homicide and dereliction of duty.
Tamir’s family criticized the grand jury decision and in a statement accused McGinty of “abusing and manipulating the grand jury process to orchestrate a vote against indictment.””*
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