It all started when Chartet Chapelle was at Belle Isle Walmart in November 2021, according to people familiar with the matter. When security tried to stop him on suspicion of shoplifting.
According to police reports, Chappelle purchased several items and asked an employee for a bicycle.
“The person actually chose a bicycle. The attendant brought it to the register. Our suspect paid for another item. I tried,” said MSgt. Dillon Quark of the Oklahoma City Police Department.
At that point, a security guard tried to stop him, further annoying him.
“As soon as the subject collapsed, he reached into his pocket, pulled out a gun and began firing,” the police report said.
Luckily, no one was hurt and Chappelle was taken into custody.
Court records show Chappelle recently pleaded guilty to assault and assault with a deadly weapon, as well as felony possession of a firearm.
As part of a plea bargain, the state has dismissed the theft and shooting to cover up charges.
He was sentenced to 30 years in prison, with the first 12 years all on probation.
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