Tamir Rice’s Mom Wants “Justice,” Lives In Shelter

Five months is long enough, they say, and they’re not willing to wait. The family of Tamir Rice—the 12-year-old boy gunned down by Cleveland police last year while carrying a toy gun—said today they won’t hold off their civil lawsuit, the Washington Post reports. “The incident has shattered the life of the Rice family,” says the motion they filed in court. And Tamir’s mother, Samaria, “has since been forced to move to a homeless shelter because she could no longer live next door to the killing field of her son.” The family also says it’s incurring expenses and held off burying Tamir in case more medical examinations are needed. What’s more, a delay could hurt their case as eyewitness recollections grow old and cloudy, the New Republic reports. Read more on Newser…