the day after

the day after

12-Year-Old Tamir Rice Carrying FAKE-BB Gun Shot Dead By Cleveland Police- Why Always BLACK Killed?

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Cleveland police opened fire on a 12-year-old black teen carrying fake BB gun A police officer is under investigation after shooting dead a 12-year-old boy who pulled a replica gun from the waistband of his trousers in a playground. Tamir Rice passed away in the early hours of Sunday in Cleveland, Ohio, the day after he was shot while holding the airsoft gun which resembles a semi-automatic handgun but fires pellets. A 911 call was made to Cleveland Police shortly before 3.30pm on Saturday by a caller who told dispatchers twice that the gun was "probably fake". In the recording, he says: "There is a guy with a pistol ... It’s probably fake, but he’s pointing it at everybody." Towards the end, he adds: "You know it's probably fake, but it's scaring the **** out of everyone." Deputy chief of police Ed Tomba said one officer fired twice after the boy pulled the "fake weapon" which did not have the orange safety indicator usually found on the muzzle of replicas.