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Cleveland police Officer involved in Tamir Rice shooting has been fired

Cleveland police Officer involved in Tamir Rice shooting has been fired

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Cleveland officials said the police officer who fatally shot 12-year-old Tamir Rice in 2014, setting off national protests, was fired on Tuesday. At a news conference, officials said that Timothy Loehmann, who fired the fatal shot, would be terminated immediately and that Frank Garmback, an officer who was driving the patrol car, would be suspended for 10 days beginning Wednesday. The decision came after what Mayor Frank Jackson of Cleveland called an “exhaustive process” of investigation. Cleveland’s chief of police, Calvin Williams, said at the news conference that Mr. Loehmann’s firing was effective immediately. Mr. Garmback would be required to take an additional tactical training course. “This has been tough on our entire community, and definitely on the Tamir Rice family,” said M
Gazebo Where Tamir Rice Was Shot to Be Moved to Museum in Cleveland

Gazebo Where Tamir Rice Was Shot to Be Moved to Museum in Cleveland

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CLEVELAND - The gazebo where 12-year-old Tamir Rice was fatally shot by a white Cleveland police officer is set to be dismantled this week and shipped to a Chicago museum for display. The structure became a makeshift memorial to Tamir, who was playing with a pellet gun when he was killed on November 22, 2014. An attorney says Tamir's mother Samaria wanted the gazebo, located in the park at the Cudell Recreation Center, to become a symbol for what happened to him. On Monday, ex-city councilman Jay Westbrook he's been coordinating the deconstruction with officials at Chicago's Stony Island Arts Bank. He says a museum official will supervise the deconstruction, scheduled to begin on Wednesday. Two local companies will be handling removal of the structure, which was piled with stuffed