Cleveland Police Officer Who Shot Tamir Rice Is Fired

The New York Times – 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.

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