Jordan Christopher Jacobs, 25, of Plano, was sentenced to life in jail with out the potential for parole for capital homicide, in keeping with Collin County officers in a launch despatched out Wednesday.
“An harmless man was out having fun with dinner with a buddy when his life was taken by a violent stranger,” said Collin County District Legal professional Greg Willis after sentencing. “The jury’s verdict triggered an computerized punishment of life with out the potential for parole for this mindless and horrible crime,”
The 2021 Outlets at Legacy Capturing
On July 7, 2021, Steven Christopher Gambles II was assembly a buddy for dinner on the Outlets of Legacy. Unbeknownst to Gambles, Jordan Jacobs handed him outdoors of the Mini Mart.
Jacobs advised his girlfriend that Gambles had “been taking a look at her and so he was going to go rob him as a consequence.”
Jacobs then went again to his condo and become an extended sleeve safety jacket, darkish pants, and a masks to disguise himself.
For the subsequent two hours, he waited for Gambles to return to his automobile in order that he might rob him. In response to surveillance footage, Jacobs was profitable in coming into Gambles’ automobile whereas he was ready for him to return and stole a firearm from Gambles’ console.
When Gambles returned to his automobile after dinner, Jacobs confronted him, pointed the stolen firearm at Gambles’ head when he wouldn’t cooperate, and shot him in his temple.
When Plano officers arrivedd, they discovered Gambles inside his automobile with a single gunshot wound to the pinnacle. He was transported to an area hospital the place he died.
On July 10, Jordan Christopher Jacobs was arrested and charged with homicide.
Plano Police Division’s Detective Aaron Benzick was in a position to monitor the fleeing man, who was dressed a safety guard, via surveillance footage again to his close by condo and recognized Jacobs because the shooter.
Officers mentioned Jacobs was not related to the Outlets at Legacy safety nor was he employed as a safety guard with any firm.
A jury discovered Jacobs responsible of capital homicide. Decide George Flint presided over the case and assessed the automated punishment of life with out the potential for parole.