01/28/2010

BART to pay $1.5 million to daughter of man shot by transit cop

Oscar Grant was fatally shot by Officer Johannes Mehserle at a BART station in '09

CNN.com

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Officials have agreed to pay $1.5 million to the daughter of a man fatally shot in the back by a transit police officer on New Year's Day 2009 in Oakland, California.

A bystander's cell-phone video of the shooting on a transit platform was widely circulated on the Internet and on news shows.

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