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Shop owner arrested in fatal shooting

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A Spanaway convenience store owner has been arrested in the fatal shooting of a man he suspected of shoplifting. A Spanaway convenience store owner has been arrested in the fatal shooting of a man he suspected of shoplifting.
SPANAWAY, Wash. -

A Spanaway convenience store owner has been arrested in the fatal shooting of a man he suspected of shoplifting.
    
KCPQ reported 21-year-old Jakeel Mason was shot twice in the back.
    
Min Kim says he shot Mason in self-defense.
    
Pierce County Sheriff's spokesman Ed Troyer told KING5-TV that the pepperoni and cigarettes that Mason was suspected of taking were not worth a life.
    
Troyer said emotions were high and Kim was on guard after his wife was shot during a February robbery.
    
He said unreleased surveillance video shows Kim punch Mason before the shooting.
    
Kim was expected to appear in court Tuesday.

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