New video shows Tamir Rice killing worse than previously thought

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Previously unreleased video footage of the police shooting of Tamir Rice shows the two Cleveland police officers involved in shooting the 12-year-old boy for carrying a pellet gun did not give medical aid to the boy while he laid dying next to their patrol car.

Moreover, the the video shows that after one officer shot Tamir, the other officer tackled the boy’s 14-year-old sister as she tried to get to her brother, forcing her to the ground, handcuffing her and putting her in a patrol car. 

The video indicates that Cleveland Police officers waited four minutes before giving first aid to the dying 12-year-old boy.

The extended video was obtained by the Northeast Ohio Media Group. The previously released abridged version was evidently an effort at damage control by the authorities.

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