Mehserle Gets 2 Years: Follow Our Twitter Coverage of Oscar Grant Trial Sentencing
Former BART police officer Johannes Mehserle was sentenced to two years maximum today for killing Oscar Grant III.
Mehserle will receive 10 months off of that sentence for time served, and he may end up spending just 70 more days in state prison.
In July, Mehserle was convicted of involuntary manslaughter for shooting Grant in Oakland on New Year’s Day last year.
Follow us on Twitter for coverage from the courthouse in LA and the streets of Oakland.