Hat tip to Black Lives Matter Memphis.
On March 29, 2018, 17-year old Dorian Harris walked into the Top Stop Shop in Memphis, Tennessee, snatched a bottled drink, and ran out of the store. Some news sources say that he stole a beer while others say it was a wine cooler.
The store clerk, 28-year old Anwar Ghazali, left the store with a gun in his hand. He chased Dorian and fired about three times. Ghazali returned to the store and told a customer that he thought he shot Ghazali. He did not call the police to report the theft, neither the shooting.
Another customer went through the neighborhood looking for the kid, thinking that if he had been shot, he might need help. She did not see him and thinking he escaped, neither did she call the police.
It was Good Friday, and Dorian was expected to spend the night a cousin’s house.
Two days later, Dorian’s body was discovered about a block from the store. He died from a gunshot to the left thigh. Read the rest of this entry