Girlfriend of man killed in BART-cop shooting takes stand

Says her boyfriend's final words to her in a cell phone call were: 'They're beating us for no reason'


By Paul T. Rosynsky
MediaNews Group

LOS ANGELES -- "They're beating us up for no reason. Let me call you back."

Those were the last words Sophia Mesa heard from her boyfriend, Oscar Grant III, before he was fatally shot by a BART police officer Jan. 1, 2009, she testified Monday.

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