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Convicted murderer put to death in Oklahoma

McALESTER, Okla. (AP) — A man convicted of first-degree murder for gunning down a rival drug dealer in the street was executed Tuesday by injection.

Walanzo Deon Robinson, 31, was put to death at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary after the U.S. Supreme Court denied his final appeal.

Robinson's two-minute final statement was inaudible through the prison sound system, but corrections officials said he maintained his innocence to the end.

Robinson was convicted for the shooting death of Dennis Hill in May 1989.