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Cleveland Settles Lawsuit Over Tamir Rice Shooting For $6M

Apr 25, 2016
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The city of Cleveland has reached a $6 million settlement in a lawsuit over the death of Tamir Rice, 12, a black boy shot by a white police officer while playing with a pellet gun. 

6 Cleveland Police Officers Fired

Jan 26, 2016
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Cleveland officials are firing six police officers involved in a 137-shot barrage that killed two unarmed people after a high-speed chase.  

The prosecutor in Cleveland says a "perfect storm of human error" led to the death of Tamir Rice, a black youngster who was holding what turned out to be a pellet gun when he was shot by police.