Thu, Jun 17, 2010 -- 5:30 PM

Mehserle Trial Resumes
The murder trial of former BART police officer Johannes Mehserle resumed this morning after a day's recess. Mehserle fatally shot Oscar Grant at Oakland's Fruitvale station on New Year's Day, 2009. Grant was unarmed and lying face down on the platform when Meshserle fired his pistol. The central question before jurors: did Mehserle mean to use his gun, or did he mistakenly think he was firing his newly issued taser?

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