Your 2 Cents: Jerome Ersland Murder Conviction

Tuesday, May 31st 2011, 11:01 pm
By: News 9

The drive to free pharmacist Jerome Ersland after his murder conviction has sparked more comments from you.

Don from Stillwater: "He had a mask on and a gun in his hand I would have made sure he didn't get up too."

Susan in Ardmore: "He was defending the lives of his coworkers. The people of America need to come to his rescue."

But John from Choctaw writes: "He successfully defended himself and his business with the first shot. What ensued from that point is murder."

Frank from Yukon asks: "How much of an outcry and protest would we have had Jerome Ersland been black and Antwun Parker been white?"

MaryJo says of the jury: "I am totally ashamed of them and their stupidity. (Ersland) was completely justified to protect himself and his property!"

Dale from Lindsay: "These two punks with a gun came into kill him and he got lucky and got them first."

Reta from Shawnee: "Mr. Ersland should have never been arrested in the first place. We have the right to protect ourselves and our property."