After more than a year-long investigation, the prosecutor, charged with getting justice on old Tamir Rice, announced Monday there would be no indictment of the Cleveland police officers who killed the 12-year-old.
Despite video showing police shooting Tamir within seconds of arriving at the park where he was playing with a toy gun, Cuyahoga County prosecutor Timothy J. McGinty hired an expert witness who helped exonerate the officers.
The grand jury decided against an indictment, believing the argument that both Tim Loehmann, a rookie on the Cleveland police force, and his partner, Frank Garmback, feared for their lives.
No matter how many times I watch the video of Rice in the park that day, of the officers’ arrival on the scene, this fatal shooting just doesn’t make sense.
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