Tamir Rice shooting: Cleveland to pay $6 million to settle family’s lawsuit

CLEVELAND, Ohio — The city of Cleveland will pay $6 million to settle the federal lawsuit filed by the family of Tamir Rice, the 12-year-old boy killed by police gunfire in November 2014, according to a settlement announced Monday in U.S. District Court.

According to terms of the settlement, the city acknowledges no fault in Tamir’s death, which came after a 911 caller told of someone brandishing what appeared to be a toy gun in a city park.

Officer Timothy Loehmann, a trainee, shot

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