By WCCO-TV Staff

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A 19-year-old man is facing murder charges for fatally shooting another teenager Monday in the parking lot of a north metro Cub Foods.

Vaughn Coklas, of Andover, is charged with second-degree murder with intent for the shooting of Staveonte Brown at the Northdale Boulevard Cub Foods in Coon Rapids, court documents filed in Anoka County show.

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According to a criminal complaint, witnesses saw Coklas drive into the parking lot and Brown sit down in the front passenger seat of his car. The two soon got into a fight, which spilled outside, with cash falling onto the pavement. As Brown was trying to pick up the cash, Coklas shot him. Witnesses told investigators that Brown, a Coon Rapids native, didn’t appear armed or threatening.

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Officers arrested Coklas at the scene. Emergency crews tried to resuscitate Brown, but he was pronounced dead in the parking lot.

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If convicted of the murder charge, Coklas faces up to 40 years in prison.