Pharmacy Shootings
Oklahoma City pharmacist Jerome Ersland was convicted of first-degree murder in the May 19, 2009 shooting death of a would-be robber, 16-year-old Antwun Parker, while Parker was incapacitated and lying on his back. Ersland is serving a life sentence in prison.

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  • Convicted murderer Jerome Ersland pleads guilty to possession of contraband

    By Nolan Clay, Staff Writer | Published: Mon, Apr 14, 2014

    Jerome Ersland, who is serving a life sentence for killing Antwun Parker, 16, during a robbery attempt at an Oklahoma City pharmacy in 2009, received two years more in prison Monday after he was found guilty of having fentanyl in prison.

  • Convicted murderer in Oklahoma City pharmacy case faces firearms charge

    BY NOLAN CLAY | Updated: Sat, Jan 4, 2014

    Jevontai Ingram was charged in December in Cleveland County, Oklahoma.

  • Drugstore robber, convicted murderer back in Oklahoma County jail after being shot

    BY LEIGHANNE MANWARREN and NOLAN CLAY | Updated: Wed, Dec 18, 2013

    Jevontai Ingram, 19, was shot in the head Tuesday night in a Moore apartment complex. He was jailed because a judge in April ordered him arrested when he failed to show up for a court hearing over his progress on probation.

  • Teen involved in Oklahoma pharmacy shooting arrested

    Published: Wed, Dec 18, 2013

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A teenager convicted of his role in a fatal shooting during an attempted armed robbery at an Oklahoma City pharmacy has been arrested after being shot. An Oklahoma City television station reports Jevontai Ingram was in custody Wednesday after being treated for a gunshot...

  • Former pharmacist Jerome Ersland loses appeal

    BY NOLAN CLAY | Updated: Thu, Jun 20, 2013

    The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals rejected former pharmacist's complaints about his murder trial but did order new trial for one of two felons accused of planning a drugstore robbery.

  • Judge orders arrest of convicted murderer in Jerome Ersland case

    BY NOLAN CLAY | Updated: Thu, May 9, 2013

    Oklahoma County Associate District Judge Richard Kirby ordered Jevontai Ingram's arrest after he failed to show up for a court hearing. District Attorney David Prater said Ingram hasn't “complied with his rules and conditions of probation.” Ingram is the armed drugstore robber who spent three...



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Jerome Jay Ersland case timeline

May 19, 2009: Two teenage robbers attempt holdup of Reliable Discount Pharmacy in Oklahoma City. Pharmacist Jerome Jay Ersland kills one. The other flees.

May 27, 2009: Prosecutors charge Ersland with first-degree murder.

May 29, 2009: Prosecutors file a separate first-degree murder charge against two men who planned the robbery and the teenager who ran away. All three later are convicted.

Aug. 31, 2010: Ersland's first trial judge, Tammy Bass-LeSure, takes herself off case after prosecutors question her impartiality.

March 3, 2011: Appeals court refuses to disqualify Ersland's second trial judge, Ray C. Elliott. Defense attorneys complained he would be unfair.