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Beer thief fatally shot by Tulsa convenience store guard


February 25, 2022

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A man who tried to steal beer from a convenience store in north Tulsa was fatally shot by a security guard after pointing a gun at the guard, police said.

Dewayne James, 21, died after being shot outside the store, Officer Andre Baul said Friday.

The name of the guard has not been released. The guard has not been arrested and has not been interviewed because he has requested an attorney, Baul said.

The guard told officers that he confronted James outside the store after James left without paying for the beer he had taken, according to police Capt. Ryan Woods. The guar...

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