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12/10/2014 07:02 pm ET Updated Dec 10, 2014

Firing Of BART Cop In Oscar Grant Case Upheld

ASSOCIATED PRESS

An arbitrator has upheld the firing of former BART police Officer Anthony Pirone for his role in the 2009 shooting of unarmed train rider Oscar Grant, officials said Monday.

The transit agency fired Pirone in early 2010 after investigating the way he aggressively detained Grant at the Fruitvale BART Station in Oakland on New Year’s Day 2009, before a second officer shot Grant in the back while trying to arrest him.

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