Greensboro man pleads guilty in deadly shooting


Elijah Dominque Jordan

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GREENSBORO, N.C. — A woman’s sobbing and screaming during a plea hearing Wednesday caused Guilford County Superior Court Judge Susan Bray to call a brief recess and have the woman removed from the courtroom.

Elijah Dominque Jordan, pleaded guilty to two counts of voluntary manslaughter and two counts of assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injuries in a 2014 shooting that left two men dead and two men wounded. Police have said both Jordan, 22, of 1102 Eagle Road, and his victims belonged to gangs.

The Greensboro man is accused of killing 2, wounding 2 others at Arbors Townhomes.

The shooting happened Sept. 1 at The Arbors townhomes at 4023 Hewitt St. Jordan was charged with two counts of first-degree murder, two counts of attempted first-degree murder and two counts of assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury. He will serve a total of 20 years to 27 years and 6 months in prison.

Jordan admitted to shooting and killing Marquise Deswan Alexander, 27, and Daquis Eugene Williams, 18. Wounded were Kelvin Demetrius Williams, 24, and Tirrod Derrell Marsh, 27.

Read more: Greensboro News & Record


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