Sources: Cuyahoga County Sheriff's Department has not interviewed officer who shot Tamir Rice

Posted at 5:51 PM, May 19, 2015
and last updated 2017-05-30 10:35:25-04

Sources tell Reporter Kristin Volk that the Cuyahoga County Sheriff Department has still not interviewed Cleveland Police Officers Timothy Loehmann and Frank Garmback as part of their investigation into the death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice.

Loehmann fatally shot Tamir last November at the Cudell Recreation Center. He had an airsoft gun, which shoots non-lethal plastic pellets. Garmback drove the patrol car involved in the incident.

Sheriff Clifford Pinkney and a team of detectives took over the investigation in January. Last week, Pinkney announced the investigation is almost complete.

Sources also tell Volk the Sheriff's department has extended an invitation to Loehmann and Garmback to talk to them as part of their investigation, but they have not accepted.


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