Celebrating a birthday, or anything, can be difficult after the loss of a loved one. It’s not difficult to imagine this being the case for Kevon Edwards, 17, who was in the car when a police officer fired a rifle and fatally shot his younger brother, Jordan. The story made national news and is being followed closely as there are more developments Apparently, retired basketball players are no exception to hearing about the tragic incident.
Balch Springs Police Chief Jonathan Haber’s story about Jordan Edwards’ death has changed with new information. While Haber initially told the press that an officer fired into the car full of teenagers because it was driving in an “aggressive manner,” that wasn’t truly the case.
The New York Times reports that the car Edwards was riding in was actually driving away from the officers before they opened fire and struck him in the head.
Jordan Edwards, 15, was killed in a Dallas-Forth Worth suburb after a police officer shot into a car full of teenagers on Saturday night.