Kobe Bryant sends Jordan Edwards’s brother birthday gifts

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. 

Details of Jordan Edwards’ Police Shooting Death Change

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.