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Man charged with murder in Oklahoma City Target parking lot shooting

David Bloebaum, 57, was charged with first-degree murder in the Sept. 28 fatal shooting of Jasen Yousif, 29, in the parking lot of an Oklahoma City Target.
by Tim Willert Modified: October 5, 2012 at 12:02 pm •  Published: October 5, 2012

Prosecutors charged a man Friday with first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of a man at a northwest Oklahoma City parking lot, court records show.

David Bloebaum, 57, was charged in Oklahoma County District court with one count of first-degree murder and two counts of carrying a firearm, records show.

Prosecutors allege the weapons to be a .40 caliber Glock handgun and a Kahr P-38 handgun, records show.

Jasen Yousif, 29, was killed about 4:30 p.m. Sept. 28 in the parking lot of Target, 13924 N Pennsylvania Ave.

He tried to flee before being shot multiple times, according to a probable cause affidavit filed this week.

Bloebaum was arrested on a murder complaint shortly after the shooting.

He confessed to police at the scene that he shot Yousif, according to the affidavit. He and Yousif were involved in a disturbance, which led Bloebaum to follow Yousif into the Target parking lot.

Yousif was shot multiple times, police reported.

Surveillance video shows Yousif fled from Bloebaum and then fell a short distance after being shot, police reported. A knife was found at the crime scene.

A funeral for Yousif was held Tuesday.

Bloebaum is being held without bail in the Oklahoma County jail. has disabled the comments for this article.
by Tim Willert
Tim Willert is a native Californian with Oklahoma ties who covers education. Prior to moving to Oklahoma in June 2011, he was as an editor for in Century City, Calif., and reported on courts for the Los Angeles Daily Journal and...
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