Fruitvale Station

Oakland ,CA

the shooting at fruitvale station

               On january 1, 2009 oscar grant III was going riding on the bart station with his girlfriend and some freinds when he got in a fight with another man and him and his friends were  restrained outside the train at fruitvale station. while the bart sicurity was putting handcuffs on him one of the gaurds pulled out his pistol and shot oscar grant in the back ending his life the next day. after oscar grant was killed the oficer who shot him got found guilty of involintary manslaughter and not guilty of second-degree murder. shortly after this verdict all of oakland was rioting and protesing