The next door neighbor of Jordan Rogers says he came to her door bloodied with gunshot wounds, just moments after a gunman opened fire inside his home.
The 20 year-old woman asked us not to use her name. She's still trying to come to terms with the violence that erupted inside Rogers' home. She calls Rogers her friend and cousin. She says he was alone with his 6 year-old stepdaughter, when the girl told her a neighbor stormed in, a fight erupted, and that neighbor shot Rogers several times.
She says Rogers escaped out his back door, while the gunman continued firing at him. He then collapsed on her front porch. She says she opened the door, and saw the injuries. "I immediately went into shock. I froze for a good ten minutes. I didn't know what to do. While they're calling the cops, I'm just looking, I'm telling him, "I'm sorry, I don't know what to do. I have never been in a situation like this. He kept saying 'I'm dying, I'm dying. I know I'm dying.' After the police got here, he went silent."
The woman says Rogers' death came at the hands of an angry neighbor. Just 12 hours earlier, she says the pair got into a physical fight after the gunman gave Rogers' fiance a Mother's Day card. "Jordan was like, 'Don't do that to my woman. You don't give her gifts. Back off." He'd come over every time they'd argue, you know, just arguments, about this and that. He'd come over and try to make sure everything was o.k. and try to involve himself in a relationship that had nothing to do with him."
The woman says the physical fight on Mother's Day lasted about 5 minutes. The following morning, just about an hour after Rogers' fiance left for work, she says the anger turned deadly. The only witness, Rogers' 6 year old stepdaughter. "She was on the couch and when the guy knocked on the door and came in the kitchen and they had an argument. He grabbed a weapon to protect himself but he had already fired a couple of shots in the home, and then he came outside and then shot him a couple more times as he was running to our house."
The woman says Rogers' escaped down the stairs of his back porch. He walked a path, through gunfire to her door.
She says she wished the gunman would have committed suicide, instead of surrendering to police.