Shot Dead Dorian Harris 17: Anwar Ghazali Bio, Wiki, Age, Married, Fast Facts You Need to Know

Anwar Ghazali Bio

Anwar Ghazali Bio

Anwar Ghazali is a Tennessee store clerk. He has been found guilty of murder after he shot dead a 17-year-old boy who was caught stealing a $2 beer.

Anwar Ghazali Age

He is 29 years old.

Anwar Ghazali Murder Dorian Harris

Police said the Dorian Harris 17-year-old walked into the Top Stop Shop in Memphis where Ghazali was working on March 29 last year and took a beer from the cooler.

Surveillance video showed Ghazali grabbing his handgun and pointing it at the teenager as he left the store.

Ghazali then ran after the teenager with his gun and fired two or three shots.

The store clerk was captured on surveillance cameras returning to the store soon after and police said he told a witness: ‘I think I shot him’.

The teenager bled out as he fled and his body was found two days later behind someone’s house close to the store.

Top stop Shop

The death of the teenager sparked two days of riots and protests outside the store. The Top Stop Shop was forced to close for two weeks in the wake of his death

Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Anwar Ghazali, 29, was convicted of second-degree murder on Thursday over the shooting death of teenager Dorian Harris in Memphis last year 
  • The store clerk now faces between 15 to 60 years in prison 
  • Police said the 17-year-old walked into the Top Stop Shop in Memphis where Ghazali was working on March 29 last year and took a beer from the cooler 
  • Harris walked out without paying and surveillance video showed Ghazali running after the teenager with his gun
  • Ghazali fired his gun several times and struck the teenager before returning to his store and not alerting police
  • The teenager’s body was found two days later in a neighboring backyard