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Thirteen-Year-Old Tyre King Shot and Killed By Ohio Officer

By Staff

 

kingA police officer in Columbus, Ohio shot and killed 13-year-old Tyre King Wednesday, after authorities said he pulled a B.B. gun out of his waistband that looked identical to a real weapon.

Police said King, an African-American teen, matched the description of a suspect in a reported robbery that had taken place shortly before the incident, and King began to run when police approached him.

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