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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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.