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BART Fires Second Officer in Fruitville Station Shooting

April 23, 2010  | 

The BART police officer accused of punching Oscar Grant in the face and calling him a racial epithet has been fired, making him the third officer disciplined in the Fruitville Station incident, the San Francisco BayView reports.

Officer Tony Pirone was seen on cell-phone video punching Grant, then kneeling on him when Officer Johannes Mehserle shot him. Mehserle will go in trial in June.

The link below includes a news report with the initial video footage of the incident.

Read the full story.

Tags: BART Shooting, Transit Officers, Citizen Video


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