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Raw Surveillance; Pharmacist Shoots Armed Robber, Was Charged With Murder

OKLAHOMA CITY -- An Oklahoma City pharmacist who shot and killed a 16-year-old would-be robber was charged today with first-degree murder. An affidavit says 57-year-old Jerome Ersland shot Antwun Parker on May 19 while Parker was incapacitated and lying on his back.

Ersland has said he opened fire in self-defense.

Parker was shot once in the head and five times in the stomach area. An autopsy determined Parker was still alive after being shot in the head.

Ersland says two people in ski masks threatened him and two other employees at Reliable Discount Pharmacy and because he's disabled he couldn't run. Ersland says he took a pistol from his pocket and shot Parker in the head -- then shot him five more times as the teenager tried to get up.
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Developments at pharmacist's hearing

JOLEEN CHANEY REPORTING
OKLAHOMA CITY -- Thursday morning Oklahoma City pharmacist Jerome E

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Added: May-30-2009 
By: bellava
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Tags: pharmacist, charged, with, murder, armed, robber
Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States (load item map)
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