411 | Justice for Grant

The former transit officer charged with killing Oscar Grant on New's Year's Eve will be facing a murder trial. A judge has ruled sufficent evidence to charge Johannes Mehserle with first-degree murder for the videotaped shooting of Grant in a subway transit. Mehserle allegedly mistook his gun for his Taser as he shot point blank in a restrained Grant's back. The footage circulated YouTube within days of occuring, sparking outrage nationwide with riots in Oakland. More @ CNN.


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