Cleveland settles lawsuit over Tamir Rice shooting
- 04/25/2016 by Linda Perry (WBAI News)
Protest over the police shooting of Tamir Rice, Public Square, Cleveland, Nov. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)
The city of Cleveland reached a $6 million settlement over the death of a 12 year old black youth, Tamir Rice. He was killed by white Police Officer Timonthy Loehmann while playing with a pellet gun.
There was no admission of wrongdoing in the settlement. Cleveland's Mayor Jackson expressed deep sadness. The Rice family is in mourning.