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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.

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VIDEO: Mehserle's First Interview

Read the full story at SFGate.com.


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