Tag:  Cleveland

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    BlackandBlueNews: Could A Background Check Have Saved Tamir Rice’s Life?

    *Tim Loehmann, the Cleveland Police Officer who shot and killed 12-yr old Tamir Rice and his partner Frank Garmback each have  storied police histories. Earlier this year, Officer Garmback  was involved in an excessive force lawsuit which settled for $100k. Officer Loehmann was described by high-ranking officials on the  Independence Police Department (where he previously […]

    Young Boy Wielding BB Gun Killed by Cleveland Police (Watch)

    *(Via Newsy) – Officials in Cleveland say a young boy is dead after officers mistook a BB gun for a real firearm and opened fire on the boy. Medical officials confirmed 12-year-old Tamir Rice died Sunday morning at a local hospital after fatal gunshot wounds to his torso. WEWS reports Cleveland police responded to a 911 call Saturday. The […]