On April 28, 2023, at approximately 3:30 am, Flagler County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the Shell Gas Station located at 6125 SR100 East in reference to a commercial robbery.
The reporting party, an employee of the gas station, stated that a black male entered the store and demanded to be given all the money in the register. The suspect alluded to having a firearm during the robbery but never brandished the weapon. The suspect then left the store with approximately $90 in cash and other miscellaneous items.
Using investigative means, FCSO’s Real Time Crime Center determined the suspect’s vehicle had gotten onto I-95 NB from SR100 East with information provided by Community Policing Division deputies. The suspect’s vehicle was located by the St. John’s County Sheriff’s Office traveling northbound on I-95 in St. Johns County. The vehicle was pursued by the Florida Highway Patrol, the St. John’s County Sheriff’s Office, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, and the Nassau County Sheriff’s Office on I-95 through the various counties until the suspect reached the Florida/Georgia line. Once in Georgia, the Camden County Sheriff’s Office took over pursuit of the suspect.
Once in Camden County, GA, the Kingsland Police Department achieved a positive Stop Stick hit on the vehicle on I-95. The vehicle later came to a stop and the suspect fled on foot. The suspect then entered a nearby convenience store, brandished a firearm, and demanded the clerk’s car keys. The suspect then took the clerk’s vehicle and started to flee but then crashed the vehicle through the front of the convenience store. The suspect then exited the vehicle and chased the clerk and a customer through the store and a struggle ensued.
The clerk, who was now armed, shot the suspect approximately 8 times according to Georgia authorities. The suspect was taken into custody and transported to a hospital for his injuries. The suspect, later identified as Qwinntavus Kwame Jordan, is currently in critical condition.
The investigation is active and ongoing with several law enforcement agencies involved including the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office. At the time of the robbery, Jordan was also a fugitive wanted for Armed Robbery from Coffee County, Georgia. The warrants had been issued on April 27th. At this time, it is unknown why the suspect was in Flagler County.
“I commend our Real Time Crime Center team for quickly developing suspect information and his vehicle and thank all the agencies that assisted in apprehending this armed and dangerous fugitive,” said Sheriff Rick Staly. “I commend the Georgia store clerk that put a swift end to this dirtbags crime spree. If he survives his injuries, he should spend a long time in prison.”
I feel for the store clerks & any law enforcement that were in jeopardy through out the counties & states that this crime spree spanned.
jOE sTOLFI says
Shot the suspect 8 times ?
Perhaps the store clerk will
consider shooting lessons
a larger caliber weapon .
NO SYMPATHY for the suspect .
Pissed in PC says
Must have been a tiny caliber. 22 or 380. Couldn’t hit the side of a barn.
That’s why my EDC uses .410 shot shells as I just gotta come close :)
Thank you to all law enforcement who put their lives on the line everyday to catch scum like this guy. Kudos to the Georgia store clerk for shooting this criminal and as for the criminal, oh well, looks like karma served you.
One more scumbag predator off the streets, hopefully for a long time. Law enforcement in both FL and GA did their jobs well, now let’s see if the other half of the criminal justice system fulfills THEIR responsibilities and obtains felony convictions and prison sentences in both states. That is if this scumbag survives having his body air conditioned by the convenience store clerk who very well may have been fighting for his life when he shot the suspect multiple times.
The store clerk never saw the perpetrator’s gun and shot off eight rounds.
Luckily the rounds didn’t find an innocent bystander.
So now they want to sell eighteen-year-olds ARs and Ak’s without extensive
training. 2800+ fps rounds zipping through the air and entering your kid’s
bedroom 2 blocks away. Not a pretty thought…
All you need is a stoner (not Eugene Stoner) playing with a loaded AR.
D’uh, it was an accident.
Everybody wants to be John Rambo or John Wick.
D B says
The clerk, and all of us Americans have every right to own and carry and shoot a weapon, including an AR15, or actual 50 cal machine gun if so desired. And you can’t do anything about it!
BAN all assault weapons like AR15s and 50 cal machine guns asap! NO one except military and police needs weapons like that. Keep your shotguns, rifles, handguns.
What was he supposed to do wait for a social worker to talk to him?
Brenda Grady says
Unfortunately, our current judicial system will give him parole way too soon.
Anyone that owns a gun MUST utilize time with target practice to become proficient in hitting their intended target with the least amount of ammo as possible. Taxpayers’ money is needed for the benefit of law-abiding citizens; and, not to house/feed/entertain thugs!