Hillary Clinton Weighs In On Tamir Rice Case Evals on Twitter


Following the release of reports this weekend claiming that officer Timothy Loehmann and his partner Frank Garmback acted "reasonably" when 12-year-old Tamir Rice was shot and killed last year, folks are taking to social media and other platforms to express their distaste with the conclusions, including Presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton who tossed her two cents into the ring earlier this morning:  

Clinton's tweet is the latest in a string of local and national commentary regarding the publication of the reports by the office of County Prosecutor Timothy McGinty. 

Scene's Eric Sandy explains:

Since Saturday, McGinty has come under fire in the past few days for commissioning and publishing these reports.

"It looks as though the prosecutor is trying to taint the grand jury process as well as manipulate the judicial process overall," Edward Little said during a gathering of clergy and activists at Cudell Rec Center yesterday. McGinty's office insisted that it is "not reaching any conclusions from these reports."

Read the rest of his article and the two reports in question right here.

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