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This is Tamir Rice. He was 12. He was shot in the stomach and killed by a Cleveland cop after a caller told dispatch there was someone, "probably a juvenile," waving a gun, "probably fake," at a playground. He was right: It was a toy gun. The shooter is on paid "administrative leave." Police are "investigating." Before the media, police referred to the death of "the young man." From the crowd: "You mean, the 12-year-old child." And yes, Tamir was black.