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Woman arraigned in killing of Michigan security guard over virus mask

Authorities are still looking for two suspects in connection with the killing.
Credit: AP
Sharmel L. Teague, 45, of Flint, was arraigned Tuesday, May 5, 2020 in 67th Distirct Court on first-degree murder and felony firearm charges. The charges stem from the May 1, 2020 shooting death of Calvin James Munerly, a security guard at the Family Dollar off East Fifth Avenue in Flint who was allegedly killed following a dispute over not letting a customer not wearing a mask into the store. (Jake May/The Flint Journal via AP)

FLINT, Mich. — A 45-year-old Michigan woman has appeared in court  in the fatal shooting of a store security guard who refused to allow her daughter inside because she wasn’t wearing a face mask to protect against transmission of the coronavirus. 

The Genesee County prosecutor’s office says Sharmel Teague was arraigned via video Tuesday in district court.

Teague, her 44-year-old husband, Larry Teague, and her 23-year-old son, Ramonyea Bishop, face first-degree premeditated murder charges in Friday’s killing of 43-year-old Calvin Munerlyn at a Family Dollar near downtown Flint. 

Larry Teague and Bishop have yet to be arrested and are believed to be on the run. 

Credit: AP
Pete Tedford, cousin, of Calvin Munerlyn, and Dorothy Nelson, sister of Munerlyn, hold each other closely outside a Family Dollar store Sunday, May 3, 2020, in Flint, Mich. Munerlyn was shot and killed Friday at the store He'd worked at the store as a security guard for a little more than one year. (Jake May/The Flint Journal via AP)

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