A BART Transit police who had a TASER on his belt, used his pistol to shoot dead a 22-year-old man. The death occurred at about 2 AM New Year's Day. This video was captured by two witnesses on the station platform. On January 7, 2009 there were violent demonstrations of citizens protesting the shooting. The 27-year-old officer resigned from the force the day he was supposed to testify before a Transit board investigation.