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    Oklahoma appeals court affirms conviction in pharmacy shooting

    OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals has upheld the first-degree murder conviction and life sentence of a man charged with helping plan an armed robbery at a south Oklahoma City pharmacy in which a teenage accomplice was shot to death by a pharmacist who was also convicted of first-degree murder. The court on Friday unanimously upheld the conviction of 38-year-old Emanuel “E man” Mitchell. Mitchell’s original 2011 conviction was overturned. Mitchell and a co-defendant, 50-year-old Anthony “Black” […]

  • Guilty verdict for man who planned deadly pharmacy robbery

    OKLAHOMA CITY — A man accused of planning the infamous and deadly robbery of Reliable Pharmacy in 2009 has been found guilty of murder for the second time. Emanuel Mitchell is accused of driving the getaway car during the deadly stickup nearly 6 years ago. Back in 2009, two teens stormed into the Reliable Pharmacy in southwest Oklahoma City. Pharmacist Jerome Ersland shot and killed one of the robbers Antwun Parker during the crime. Ersland was later convicted of murder […]

  • Accused murderer in Reliable Pharmacy case: “I won’t take the stand, I don’t need to”

    OKLAHOMA CITY — Prosecutors called their final witness to the stand Tuesday in a high profile murder trial involving the 2009 Reliable Pharmacy robbery. The crime ended in the death of a teenager, Antwun Parker, and put pharmacist Jerome Ersland behind bars. Mitchell has already been convicted, but he demanded a retrial in order to represent himself. The drama heated up late Tuesday afternoon when the state had its last witness on the stand – an OCPD detective. Mitchell accused […]

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    Testimony begins in new trial for convicted murderer in Reliable Pharmacy case

    OKLAHOMA CITY — An Oklahoma City man convicted of murder gets a second trial in the 2009 Reliable Pharmacy robbery. You’ll remember, pharmacist Jerome Ersland ended up in jail for shooting and killing one of the robbers at the store he was working at. Now Mitchell is getting a new trial, and he’s representing himself in the case. Mitchell was convicted once for these  crimes, but the appeals court reversed it, granting him a new trial because he wanted to […]

  • Oklahoma pharmacist convicted of murder wants new trial, evidence brought to light

    OKLAHOMA CITY –  Nearly five years after shooting and killing an attempted robber, a former Oklahoma pharmacist is seeking a new trial. Jerome Ersland is serving a life sentence for first-degree murder for the death of 16-year-old Antwun Parker. Ersland claimed he was trying to protect his store and his employees after the teens attempted to rob the Reliable Pharmacy. However, a jury found that he went too far when he shot an unarmed Parker several times. On Wednesday, Doug […]

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    More prison time for former pharmacist convicted of murder

    CLEVELAND COUNTY, Okla. – Two more years have been added on to the life sentence currently being served by former pharmacist Jerome Ersland. Prison guards accused Ersland of having contraband in jail. Prosecutors say he got the drugs from his own son. All the while, Jerome Ersland is in the midst of appealing his controversial murder case in which a jury found him guilty of using excessive force to stop a teenager from robbing the Oklahoma City pharmacy where he […]

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    Convicted murderer in pharmacy shooting arrested after shot in head at Moore apartment overnight

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Police have arrested a teen involved in the Reliable Pharmacy shooting and attempted robbery after he was the victim of a shooting Tuesday night. According to officials, Jevontai Ingram is in police custody after being released from the hospital where he was being treated for a gunshot wound to the head. Authorities are currently holding Ingram from violating his agreements with the courts. On April 30, Ingram failed to appear in court for a hearing regarding the […]

  • Pharmacy shooting killer Mitchell

    UDPATE: Convicted killer wants new judge for retrial in pharmacy shooting

    OKLAHOMA CITY – An Oklahoma City man, once convicted of murder in one of the metro’s highest profile cases, is back in court. Emanuel Mitchell is accused of planning a robbery at the Reliable Pharmacy that ended when pharmacist Jerome Ersland shot and killed one of the teenage robbers. A jury convicted Mitchell of murder back in 2011, but this year the Court of Criminal Appeals overturned that verdict. On Friday Mitchell lost his request for a new judge. “This […]

  • OKC man convicted of high profile murder getting new trial

    OKLAHOMA CITY — A convicted killer is getting a second chance at freedom. One of two men accused of one of the metro’s highest profile murders found himself back in court. Emanuel Mitchell is accused of planning a robbery at the Reliable Pharmacy that ended when pharmacist Jerome Ersland shot and killed one of the teenage robbers. In 2011 a jury convicted Mitchell of murder. Two months ago the court of appeals overturned Mitchell’s murder conviction. Following his murder conviction, […]

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    Appeals court upholds Ersland’s murder conviction, life sentence

    OKLAHOMA CITY – An appeals court denied Oklahoma City pharmacist Jerome Ersland’s appeal and upheld his first-degree murder conviction and the life in prison sentence Thursday. Ersland always claimed he acted in self-defense when he shot a teen who was attempting to rob his pharmacy in 2009. Prosecutors said Ersland went too far when he shot the teen five more times after the initial shot. CLICK HERE for complete pharmacy shooting coverage However, one of those accused of planning the […]

  • Bond denied for OKC pastor accused of murder

    OKLAHOMA CITY – A judge refused to grant bond to an Oklahoma City pastor accused of murder. The 53-year-old suspect, Michael Elder, is accused of shooting his son in law to death last month. That means the suspect will remain behind bars until trial. It all started over a domestic dispute involving pickup truck. Gary Davidson was shot to death by his father-in-law Elder. Since his initial video arraignment, Elder has been held without bond. Judge Glenn Jones decided not to […]