The City of Cleveland has settled a federal lawsuit brought by the family of Tamir Rice for $6 million, it was announced Monday. Rice, 12, was shot dead by a police officer in 2014 within seconds of responding to an erronous report of a male threatening people in a park with a gun. Rice was in fact holding an Airsoft gun that looked like a pistol. Prosecutors declined to charge Officer Timothy Loehmann for Rice’s death.
BREAKING: Cleveland agrees to pay $6,000,000 to settle federal civil rights suit involving death of Tamir Rice https://t.co/yEDUAG6oKT
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