Calhoun Co. man dead after allegedly killing 6-month-old daughter, shooting child’s great-grandfather

Updated: Mar. 31, 2019 at 9:51 PM EDT
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OHATCHEE, AL (WBRC) - The Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office say a registered sex offender is dead after allegedly killed his daughter and shot the child’s great-grandfather Saturday afternoon.

Sheriff Matthew Wade says a call of a domestic disturbance was received around 1 p.m. on Kirksey Bend Road just off Highway 77 in Ohatchee.

Authorities say 23-year-old Trenton Gordon, of Anniston, got into an argument with two men then shot the child’s maternal great-grandfather and ran away with the baby. Sheriff Wade said Jordon shot his daughter then turned the gun on himself.

“It’s disturbing, it’s disturbing to me, it’s disturbing to the deputies. It’s just very, very sad, you know, the only thing I know to do is to pray for the mother, as she laid there, weeping with her child,” Sheriff Wade said.

Trenton Gordon (Source: Calhoun Co. Sheriff's Office)
Trenton Gordon (Source: Calhoun Co. Sheriff's Office)(Source: WBRC)

Sheriff Wade says deputies applied a tourniquet to the child’s great-grandfather and the man drove himself to a Talladega hosptial before being transported to a hospital in Birmingham.

We will provide more information when it is available.

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