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Former BART Officer Johannes Mehserle gets 2 years in Oscar Grant killing

Nov 5, 2010 11:50:00 PM - latimes.com
A peaceful protest in Oakland over the sentence given in the shooting of black man by a white officer turns aggressive, with demonstrators smashing windshields and chanting slogans.

A former police officer convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the shooting of an unarmed man on an Oakland train station platform was sentenced Friday to two years in prison, sparking outrage from relatives and supporters of the victim who denounced the punishment as too lenient.

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