Grand jury hearing Robbie Tolan case

March 18, 2009 3:24:42 AM PDT
A Harris County grand jury has begun listening to testimony regarding the high profile police shooting of Robbie Tolan. [SIGN UP: Get headlines and breaking news sent to you]

On New Year's Eve, Bellaire police shot Tolan outside his home after mistakenly thinking he was in a stolen SUV. Tolan's family called the shooting racially motivated.

The grand jury could spend up to three weeks listening to testimony. Tolan, who played minor league baseball, spent a few weeks in the hospital and still has a bullet lodged near his liver.

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