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 airst 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 in all probability faux, and likewise that he was a baby, his warnings had been ignored. Loehmann and his companion Frank Garmback responded to the dispatch name, approaching Rice as if he had 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 responsibility” prior to now. Bellaire is a tiny village alongside the Ohio River close to the border West Virginia, and Loehmann was employed as a part-time ficer within the city. The village has a inhabitants 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 probability.