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Newly Released Information in Oscar Grant Case Reveals Officer Lied to Investigators

Maria Perez
May 7, 2019 - 5:00

A transit police officer who was involved in the fatal shooting of 22-year-old Oscar Grant in 2009 lied to investigators that he was “fighting for his life” when he punched the unarmed Black man, according to recently released documents. The New Year’s Eve murder took place on a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) platform in Oakland, California. A set of 10-year-old documents were released on Wednesday under California’s new police transparency law, the

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