No charges for officers in Tamir Rice case

By Michael Balsamo and Eric Tucker
Updated December 29 2020 - 11:39pm, first published 11:35pm
12 year old Tamir Rice was shot dead by police in Cleveland in 2012, as he played with a toy gun.

The US Justice Department has announced it will not bring federal criminal charges against two Cleveland police officers over the 2014 killing of 12-year-old Tamir Rice, saying video of the shooting was of too poor quality for prosecutors to conclusively establish what had happened.



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