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Manslaughter charge filed in Oklahoma fireworks stand death


TULSA, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma man has been charged with manslaughter in the death of a 15-year-old boy who police say was shot after an attempted theft at a Tulsa fireworks stand on July Fourth.

Court records show charges were filed Friday against 32-year-old Johnny Mize Jr., whose father owned the fireworks stand. Prosecutors accuse Mize of fatally shooting 15-year-old Jake Ulrich.

The Tulsa County Sheriff's Office says Mize was arrested Friday morning, and bond was set at $50,000. Court records do not indicate whether Mize is represented by an attorney.

Authorities say the teenager wa...

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