Store Clerk Found Guilty Of Murder In Shooting Of Black Teen Who Stole Beer

Posted on AllSides August 19th, 2019
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A Tennessee jury found a corner store clerk guilty of second-degree murder after he chased and fatally shot a black teenager who stole $2 worth of beer in Memphis. The jury’s decision came Thursday in Shelby County Criminal Court.

Police say 17-year-old Dorian Harris had walked into the Top Stop Shop where Anwar Ghazali, 29, was working around 10:20 p.m. on March 29, 2018, swiped two beers and left. Security footage of the incident played during Ghazali’s trial shows the clerk grabbing a handgun, running outside and firing several shots...

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