Tamir Rice: Protest planned day after no indictment

Dec. 29, 2015: A group is calling for people to gather for a protest outside the Justice Center in downtown Cleveland one day after it was announced no charges were being filed in the Tamir Rice case. Tiffany Tarpley has the story.

CLEVELAND -- One day after the announcement of no indictment against the officers involved in the shooting death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice, protests and meetings are scheduled in Cleveland on Tuesday.

Members of the Cleveland Police Department, The Cleveland Police Patrolman's Association, and Cleveland Metropolitan Housing Authority, as well as local churches, met to talk at 10 a.m. about how to move forward. It was held at the library located at W. 140th Street and Puritas Avenue.

At 3 p.m., activists with Puncture the Silence are asking people to "be in the streets" at the Justice Center downtown.

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Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Tim McGinty announced the grand jury's decision Monday.

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Tamir was killed outside the Cudell Recreation Center in November 2014.

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