Video: Mehserle Sentenced To 2 Years
November 05, 2010
A judge has sentenced former BART officer Johannes Mehserle to two years in state prison for the fatal shooting of Oscar Grant during an arrest on Jan. 1 2009.
In issuing his sentence, Judge Robert Perry also threw out the gun enhancement, saying it was not supported by the evidence.
A Los Angeles jury convicted Mehserle of involuntary manslaughter in July. Mehserle had testified he accidentally killed Grant, mistakenly drawing his pistol when he meant to draw his TASER.
VIDEO: Mehserle's First Interview
Read the full story at SFGate.com.
Be the first to comment on this story
Other Recent News
On his first day in office President Donald J. Trump has issued a statement of support for...
The Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office posted a meme on its Facebook page Thursday...
A pair of police officers were injured and 95 protesters arrested after they smashed...
Westwego, LA, police officer Michael Louviere was shot in the head and killed while...
A 27-year-old police officer was killed Thursday night while responding to a call in...