12-year-old Tamir Rice was shot and killed by 26-year-old Timothy Loehmann in Cleveland, Ohio on November 22, 2014. Rice had been enjoying with an airsoft gun that lacked the orange tip, and neighbors within the space phoned the police. While the 9-1-1 caller did state that the weapon was most likely pretend, and in addition that he was a toddler, his warnings have been ignored. Loehmann and his accomplice Frank Garmback responded to the dispatch name, approaching Rice as if he have been armed. Loehmann shot and killed Rice, assuming the kid was reaching for a gun.
It has nearly been two years for the reason that capturing, and now USA Today is reporting that Loehmann is again at work. Although he was not indicted within the Rice case, Loehmann was fired as soon as an investigation discovered that he was deemed “unfit for obligation” prior to now. Bellaire is a tiny village alongside the Ohio River close to the border of West Virginia, and Loehmann was employed as a part-time officer within the city. The village has a inhabitants of about four,000 folks. Police Chief Richard Flanagan introduced that he employed Loehmann, and believed since he was by no means indicted for the Rice case he deserves a second likelihood.