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Violence in Cleveland

Posted Tuesday, November 25, 2014

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Violence in Cleveland In a tragic instant Saturday, a 12-year-old boy, apparently brandishing a BB-gun that looked like a real firearm, was shot dead by a Cleveland police officer. We'll bring you up to date on the latest in the shooting investigation and discuss the issues around it. And we invite you to share your thoughts on this tragedy, part of a deadly weekend of shootings throughout the city.

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Community/Human Interest, Courts/Crime - Fire/Law Enforcement

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Ronnie Dunn is an associate professor or urban and social policy at the Levin College of Urban Affairs at Cleveland State University.
Dan Flannery is a clinical child psychologist and Director of the Begun Center for Violence Prevention Research and Education at Case Western Reserve University.
Nick Castele is a reporter here at Ideastream who has been covering the events over the weekend.
Jeff Follmer is the President of the Cleveland Police Patrolmen’s Association.
Mike Walker is the Executive Director of Partership for a Safer Cleveland.

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12-Year-Old Boy with Replica Gun Dies After Being Shot by Cleveland Police

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