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Last hours of Tamir Rice's life
Updated: 9/3/2020
Last hours of Tamir Rice's life
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  • This is Tamir Rice, a twelve year old African American who was shot and had a few hours to live
  • It was a cold 49 degree day in Nov. 22Tamir had traded his cell phone for a pellet gun
  • everyone was headed into the Recreation Center, Tamir told them he would be there soon...
  • A security camera shows footage of Tamir handling the pellet gun near a gazebo
  • Both a Coach and a woman in her kitchen saw Tamir and didn't think about it
  • someone reported Tamir, they said "possibly a juvenile, pointing a gun at people in the park, gun might be fake, kid is acting "gangster"
  • Officer Frank Garmback and Timothy Loehmann arrived and shot Tamir in the stomach
  • Tamirs family, and players for the basketball team gathered around Tamir and the police officers. a trained paramedic and an FBI agent had came to aid Tamir, the man who reported Tamir had thought he was a full grown man, not a 12 year old. Both Tamir's sister and brother appeared and were detained. They loaded Tamir into an ambulance while the people were facing off against the police. Tamirs mother then came, screamed at the police, took the ambulance and drove awayTamir didn't make it....
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