New details emerge in fatal Oklahoma City shooting at Target

Shooting victim Jasen Yousif, 29, tried to flee his attacker before being shot multiple times, a probable cause affidavit filed Tuesday states.
by Juliana Keeping Modified: October 2, 2012 at 10:39 pm •  Published: October 2, 2012

The victim of a fatal shooting at a northwest Oklahoma City parking lot tried to flee before being shot multiple times, according to a probable cause affidavit filed Tuesday in Oklahoma County District Court.

Jasen Yousif, 29, was killed about 4:30 p.m. Friday in the parking lot of Target, 13924 N Pennsylvania Ave. David Bloebaum, 57, was arrested on a murder complaint shortly after the shooting.

Bloebaum 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, according to the affidavit.

Surveillance video shows Yousif fled from Bloebaum and then fell a short distance after being shot, the court document states. 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.


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by Juliana Keeping
Enterprise Reporter
Juliana Keeping is on the enterprise reporting team for The Oklahoman and NewsOK.com. Keeping joined the staff of The Oklahoman in 2012. Prior to that time, she worked in the Chicago media at the SouthtownStar, winning a Peter Lisagor Award...
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