No charges in Cleveland police shooting of 12-year-old boy

A grand jury in the US state of Ohio has decilned to bring criminal charges against police officers in the fatal shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice in 2014, a prosecutor said December 28 2015A grand jury in the US state of Ohio declined to bring criminal charges against Cleveland police officers involved in the fatal shooting last year of a 12-year-old boy, a prosecutor said Monday. The November 2014 death of Tamir Rice — a black child who had been carrying a replica gun in a playground when he was shot dead — and the fatal shootings of other African Americans by police have triggered protests across the country. Surveillance video showed Rice was fatally shot within seconds of the patrol car arriving on the scene as he began to pull the toy gun out of his waistband.

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