Tyre King Shot And Killed By Columbus Police While Holding A BB Gun

The 13-year-old boy’s air pistol had a laser sight attached.

September 15, 2016
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On Wednesday Columbus, Ohio police shot and killed Tyre King, a 13-year-old boy. after responding to report of a robbery. King was holding a bb gun with a laser sight, according to a report from The Guardian. He was shot numerous times and died afterwards in a children's hospital. The officer involved in the shooting has not been revealed.

Officers approached three boys, including King, responding to a robbery report. When police approached, King and one of his friends ran. King was shot after allegedly pulling the bb gun from his waistband.

Read the entire report here.

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