Tamir Rice Prosecutor Threatened

The FBI and local law enforcement agencies are investigating threats made against the prosecutor who oversaw the investigation that resulted in a grand jury decision not to indict two white police officers in the fatal shooting of Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old Black boy with a pellet gun.

A spokesman for Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Tim McGinty said he has received a number of threats since the Dec. 28 decision.

Sheriff’s deputies and Cleveland police have been providing security.

Threatening fliers were posted around the neighborhood where McGinty lives, but a spokesperson for the FBI would not comment.

Read more at Associated Press.