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12 years old boy shot by police


Another shooting saga has hit the US, this time in Cleveland. A 12 years old, who was alleged to be playing with  a fake gun was shot down by the police.

According to eyewitnesses, the boy, identified as Tamir Rice, was hanging out with his mates on play ground, when someone called 911 to report a boy holding what seems like a fake gun, scaring people with it.

The 911 caller told the police that the boy was pulling the weapon in and off his pant. And when he was told to put his hand on the air by the dispatch team, he grabbed the weapon sitting on a bench.

The shooting officer said there was no safety orange indicator on the gun, making it difficult to ascertain if the gun is real or not.

The patrol team that responded to the call has been placed on administrative leave while the police department investigates the incident.

While the protest of Ferguson shooting is still on, the Cleveland people have been given a reason to probably march their own streets.

 

4 Comments

4 Comments

  1. ubesie chukwuebuka chidiogo

    November 24, 2014 at 11:30 am

    this is How the life of this teenager was wasted by the police, I think the fault is from the boys parents they would have thought Him Not to play so hard with a gun even if the gun is fake or real to the extents of using it to threaten other’s……. R.I.P

    • Ejinwa Anthony

      November 24, 2014 at 11:37 am

      you can’t just blame the parent they am sure they did not teach him to like or play with gun at the point of threatening peopl, its all a mistake sha….RIP

  2. Ejinwa Anthony

    November 24, 2014 at 11:34 am

    mehn I don’t know what to say, both the boy and the police are to be blamed for me sha

  3. Adegun Owolabi

    November 25, 2014 at 10:02 am

    its just not fair…12 year old boy…ha

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