DOJ to Review Oakland Shooting Incident; Mehserle Pens Letter to Grant Family

The U.S. Department of Justice announced today that it will conduct an independent review of the California transit shooting case to determine whether the incident -- in which a white transit officer shot and killed an unarmed black man -- merits federal prosecution. "The Justice Department has been closely monitoring the state's investigation and prosecution," the department said in a statement. The inquiry is being carried out by DOJ's Civil Rights Division. Also today, the attorney for...Full Story
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