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United States

7 December 2008

Associated Press

JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI — A convenience store clerk chased down a man and shot him dead over a case of beer this summer and was charged with murder. A week later, a clerk at another Jackson convenience store followed and fatally shot a man he said tried to rob him, and authorities let him go without charges. Police say the robber in the second case was armed, while the man accused of stealing beer was not. Just the same, the legal plights of the two clerks highlight... (

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