Video: Cleveland Blames Boy for Own Death, Then Apologizes
On Nov. 22, a 911 caller reported a male with a gun at the Cudell Recreation Center. After Cleveland police arrived, one officer shot Rice, who died the next day. Police later learned the weapon was an airsoft.
In court documents, the city said Rice failed to exercise due care.
"This is not the character or personality of the city of Cleveland," Jackson said, "to be that insensitive
Cleveland PD Asks Sheriff to Investigate Tamir Rice Shooting
County sheriff to make sure the investigation is transparent, the Associated Press reports.
Tamir Rice had an airsoft gun that shoots nonlethal plastic pellets when a rookie officer shot him Nov. 22 at a Cleveland playground.
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Proposed Calif. Law Would Ban Sale of Realistic Toy/Pellet Guns
The new bill would require that BB, pellet and airsoft guns sold in the state be painted bright colors or be made transparent to distinguish them from real weapons.Related Stories:
Calif. Deputy Kills Boy who Brandished Airsoft
Video: No Charges for Deputy in Shooting of Teen with Fake Gun
Decision to Not Charge Deputy in Teen's Shooting
No criminal charges will be filed against a Sonoma County, Calif., sheriff's deputy who shot and killed 13-year-old Andy Lopez last year as the boy walked down the street carrying an airsoft BB gun that resembled an AK-47 rifle, District Attorney Jill Ravitch announced Monday.
Calling the Oct. 22 shooting and community upheaval that has
FBI Investigating Calif. Airsoft Shooting
The FBI is launching its own investigation into the shooting last week of Andy Lopez, the 13-year-old Santa Rosa boy killed by a Sonoma County sheriff's deputy who mistook the airsoft AK-47 replica Lopez was holding for an assault rifle.FBI officials notified command staff for Sheriff Steve Freitas and Santa Rosa Police Chief Tom Schwedhelm of the move Friday
"Cops" Crew Member, Robbery Suspect Fatally Shot by Police
according to witnesses, the suspect discharged a handgun that turned out to be an Airsoft pellet gun. He says witnesses reported hearing the gun and seeing the recoil.
Officers returned fire. Washington was shot. The chief said, "Mr. Dion was also injured by a single gunshot and collapsed." This apparently happened when officers continued firing at the suspect as we exited the restaurant before
Laser Ammo USA Introduces The Firefly Training Laser
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Family Files Suit Over Calif. Airsoft Shooting
The family of a 13-year-old boy who was shot and killed by a Sonoma County, Calif., sheriff's deputy who mistook the teen's airsoft rifle for a real AK-47 has filed a legal claim against the county, alleging negligence and excessive force, the San Francisco Chronicle reports