CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) –
The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner just released the autopsy report on Tamir Rice.
According to the medical examiner, Thomas P. Gilson, the 12-year-old, who weighed 195 lbs., died of a gunshot wound to the torso with injuries of major vessel, intestines and pelvis.
His death has been ruled a homicide.
On November 22, Tamir was fatally shot by a Cleveland police officer after they received a report of a male with a gun outside a Cleveland rec center. The gun turned out to be a Airsoft type BB gun.
According to the police department, Officer Timothy Loehmann shot Tamir after they say he would not comply to three verbal commands and went for his weapon.
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