Suspect in two shootings is charged with murder in clerk's death in Oklahoma City

Darrien Hasmii Clark, 26, is charged in Oklahoma County District Court with armed robbery and first-degree murder in the death of Habib Hajimirzaei, 62.
by Adam Kemp Published: August 16, 2013
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“Medical professionals are telling us the victim has very little brain activity,” Nelson said. “He is still alive and on life support, but it's a touch and go situation.”

Bethany police spotted and followed a driver who matched a description of the shooter. The man, later identified by police as Clark, crashed his car and was taken into custody.

Police linked Clark to the July convenience store slaying after a woman called officers Thursday and said he looked like a photo of the killer she saw on television, according to an affidavit filed Friday in Oklahoma County District Court.

Tests done on .40-caliber bullet casings found at both shooting scenes indicated they were fired from the same pistol, according to the affidavit.

Police recovered a .357-caliber Magnum handgun in Clark's car thought to have been owned by Hajimirzaei, according to court papers.

CONTRIBUTING: STAFF WRITER MICHAEL MCNUTT


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by Adam Kemp
Enterprise Reporter
Adam Kemp is an enterprise reporter and videographer for the Oklahoman and Newsok.com. Kemp grew up in Oklahoma City before attending Oklahoma State University. Kemp has interned for the Oklahoman, the Oklahoma Gazette and covered Oklahoma State...
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