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Memphis store clerk who fatally shot a teenager over the theft of a $2 beer were found guilty of murder

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A Memphis store clerk was convicted of second-degree murder Thursday in the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old man who left the store without paying for a $2 beer.

Anwar Ghazali, 29, faces between 15 years to 60 years in prison for the death of Dorian, Harris, according to the Memphis Commercial Appeal. He is scheduled to be sentenced Sept. 23.

Anwar Ghazali reportedly will not report to the police after a fatal shooting of a 17-year-old boy, who had stolen beer from the store.
(Shelby County Sheriff’s Office)

The shooting took place on the 30th of March, 2018, after Harris walked in Mystic’s store with a beer he did not pay for it.

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Mystic, carrying a gun, then followed Harris to the outside and fired several shots, prosecutors said. He is reported to have told the witness to return to the store, “I think I shot him.”

Harris was shot at least four times, and bled to death. His body was found two days later in a nearby abandoned construction site, The Commercial Appeal reported.

Dorian Harris.
(fox13memphis.com)

Ghazali’s lawyers, said that the shots were intended to kill Harris, but there were supposed to be warning shots. Prosecutors noted that the surveillance video to see the Mystic re-enter the store and will continue to serve the customers after a short pursuit of Them. The employee did not report the robbery or the shooting.

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“The defendant took it upon himself to be judge, jury, and executioner on a $2 for [a drink]. That’s why we’re here,” Attorney Lee Fowler said. “Why did you use deadly force to defend [to drink]?”

Harris’ family has filed a civil suit against the owner of the company.

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