CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Thursday marks the fourth year since the deadly shooting of Tamir Rice.
The 12-year-old boy, who was carrying an Airsoft pellet gun, was shot by Cleveland police on Nov. 22, 2014.
Officer Timothy Loehmann fired on Rice at Cudell Recreation Center playground after witnesses told police that they saw the African-American boy waving around the gun that appeared authentic.
Cleveland police deemed the shooting “reasonable and within guidelines.”
People took to social media to share tributes to Rice on the day of the shooting.
Rice died from the gunshot wound on Nov. 23, 2014.