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Dying Too Young: Leah Harris-Fuqua

Oklahoman Modified: March 27, 2009 at 5:40 pm •  Published: March 25, 2009
Name: Leah Harris-Fuqua

Age: 12

Place of residence: Tulsa

Died: July 22, 2007

What happened: Leah was sitting in a sport utility vehicle outside a convenience store sometime after 2 a.m. when a man who believed Leah and another girl took his wife's wallet drove up to the vehicle and fired his assault rifle into it. Leah, who was shot six times, was killed along with Derriko Ross, 16. Sheridan Rand, then 12, was injured. Joshua Elijah Muller, 35, the alleged shooter, was captured in Lawton after a four-day search.

Other: A jury trial is scheduled for October. Tulsa County prosecutors are seeking the death penalty. Rand survived her injuries.

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