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'Perfect Storm Of Human Error' Killed Tamir Rice

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12-year old Tamir Rice was fatally shot in Cleveland while carrying a pellet gun in November, 2014.

The prosecutor in Cleveland says a "perfect storm of human error" led to the death of Tamir Rice, a black youngster who was holding what turned out to be a pellet gun when he was shot by police.

Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Tim McGinty announced Monday that a grand jury has declined to indict a rookie Cleveland police officer or his partner for their roles in the November 2014 shooting.

McGinty says newly enhanced video shows that it is "indisputable" that Tamir was removing his gun from his waistband when he was shot.

He says it's almost certain that Tamir intended to hand it over to the officers or to show them that it wasn't a real gun. But he says there's no way the officers could have known that.