Cleveland releases full video of Tamir Rice shooting incident

CLEVELAND - Cleveland Police have released the full video of the November 22 shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice.

The video is the extended version of the recording from the security camera at the Cudell Rec Center. The original shortened version was available for viewing in late November.

A minute and a half after 12 year old Tamir Rice was shot by Cleveland Police officer Timothy Loehmann,
Tamir's family said his 14 year old sister, who was at the park with him, tried to run to her brother's side.
Officers force her to the ground.

After another minute and a half, she's placed in the back of a police car, her family says she was handcuffed.
Tamir was on the ground for four minutes, when an FBI agent, working a case nearby, shows up and begins first aid.Eight minutes after Tamir was shot paramedics arrive and walk up to administer first aid

12 minutes after Tamir was shot, a stretcher is brought out. A minute and a half later Tamir is taken to an ambulance. 14 minutes after he was shot. Tamir was pronounced dead at the hospital 9 hours later at 12:34AM.

Attorney Walter Madison, who represents the family, told that he is "shocked and outraged" after watching the video. "The indifference is really the most chilling aspect of the video," he added. "I've never seen anything so cruel."

"The indifference to a child lying there fighting for his life and it's compounded by the daughter who's arrested and criminalized by being placed in the back of the cruiser just feet from her brother, helplessly there to watch him die," he said. 

"She's there to render aid to her brother, which is more than we can say for any member of the Cleveland Police Department," said Madison. "They completely ignored their caregiving function."

The officers involved in the shooting were identified as Timothy Loehmann and Frank Garmback. The officers responded to a call about a man with a gun, which led to Rice's death. The officers were not told that the 911 caller said the gun, which was later learned to be an airsoft gun, was possibly a fake. Since the incident, the officers have been placed on administrative leave.

Listen to the 911 call here.

The investigation into the death of Rice is being handed over to the Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Office, according to the City of Cleveland.

Since the incident, Rice's family has filed a wrongful death lawsuit in Federal court against Loehmann, Garmback and the City of Cleveland.

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