By Dan Cannon, GunsSaveLives.net
Griffin Police Officer Kevin Jordan (pictured), age 43, was shot in the back multiple times after removing some disorderly patrons from a Waffle House where he was working as private security.
After one of the suspects became physical, Jordan moved to place her under arrest, however the suspect’s boyfriend drew a firearm and shot Officer Jordan several times in the back, killing him.
Kevin Jordan’s brother, Raymond Jordan, was also at the Waffle House that night. He is not a police officer, but possesses a permit to carry a weapon, which he was doing that night. Raymond drew his gun and opened fire on the suspect, identified as 30-year-old Michael Dwayne Bowman.
Bowman was struck several times, but lived through the encounter. He is in critical condition at an area hospital.
According to local media reports,
“My only regret, I don’t want to be bitter. My only regret, I didn’t kill him,” said Raymond Jordan.
Bowman’s aunt said she was devastated by the deadly shooting that took Jordan’s life.
“That’s somebody’s son; daddy. I mean, I don’t even know what to feel. I’m so sorry for that famly,” Darlene Buhlinger told Channel 2′s Steve Gehlbach.
The suspects in the crime are identified as Bowman, who pulled the trigger, his girlfriend Chantell Mixon, who started the altercation, and a third person, 23 year old Tyler Taylor. It is unclear what charges Mixon and Taylor will face.
Thanks to Dan Cannon at GunsSaveLives.net for this post. While earning a degree in Information Technology with a minor in Criminology, Dan became interested in web development, politics, personal rights, and the legal process. Combine these interests with a lifetime of shooting and it was a natural progression for Dan to found GunsSaveLives.net.