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Tamir Rice: US police kill boy, 12, carrying replica gun

A 12-year-old boy has died after being shot by police in the US city of Cleveland, while carrying what turned out to be a replica gun.

Tamir Rice was shot twice by police in Cleveland after he allegedly failed to obey an order to raise his hands.

A lawyer representing the boy's family said they would be carrying out their own investigation into what happened.

David Willis reports.

  • 24 Nov 2014