What We Know About The Officer Who Shot Tamir Rice
Timothy Loehmann, 26, graduated from Cleveland's police academy in March after being nearly fired for lack of maturity in Independence.By Madison Burke | December 3, 2014
It's been nearly three weeks since a Cleveland police officer fatally shot 12-year-old Tamir Rice, who was reportedly waving a BB gun at a local park.
The case has added to the tension between law enforcement and minority communities that we've seen nationwide over the past couple months.
Now we're learning more about the officer at the center of Cleveland's controversy, Timothy Loehmann — and it could have a big effect on public opinion surrounding the shooting.