Tamir Rice shooting: Cleveland police officer Loehmann sacked

A white police officer who fatally shot a 12-year-old black boy in Cleveland, Ohio, in November 2014 has been sacked for lying on his cadet application.

Timothy Loehmann opened fire on Tamir Rice as he played with a pellet gun, sparking widespread protests.

Read more: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-40098657

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