POLK COUNTY, Fla. — The man police said stole $36 worth of beer from a Polk County convenience store and was shot by the owner has died.
Mehedeun Hasan, 22, who co-owns the gas station with his father, grabbed a 9 mm handgun and walked out in order to confront Defoe, according to WFLA.
Defoe, 43, is seen in surveillance footage loading the beer into his car, then getting in and shutting the door. Hasan then arrives and appears to be pointing a gun.
Defoe was shot in the left arm and chest as he reversed to leave. He drove a short distance before crashing.
Hasan, who has no prior criminal history, was arrested. He was originally charged with shooting into an occupied vehicle and attempted second-degree murder. He is now charged with second-degree murder.
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