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Posts published by “Tashina Manyak”

Tashina is a contributing writer for The Campanil. She is a senior international relations and Latin American studies double major with a minor in journalism.

Former BART officer describes what happened morning Grant was shot

Former BART Police Officer Marysol Domenici, whose role in the events leading up to the shooting of unarmed BART passenger Oscar Grant by former BART Police Officer Johannes Mehserle has sparked controversy, took the witness stand this morning in Mehserle’s second-degree murder trial.

Firearms in the spotlight as Mehserle murder trial continues

Firearms training was in the spotlight this morning as experts testified that movements made by former BART Police officer Johannes Mehersle to release the weapon holstered at his right hip were inconsistent with the proper way to draw a gun.