Authorities said the repairman was shot dead with his own pistol while he was calling in a house in South Carolina.
A coworker said that Michael to. Gordon was ending a service call inside a house in Orangeburg around 9 pm. When he was killed, according to the Orangeburg County Sheriff’s Office.
Witnesses told lawmakers that 43-year-old Jermain Morris Jackson took a pistol carrying Gordon and shot him with him, sheriff spokesman Richard Walker told The Times and Democrat in Orangeburg.
Jackson was arrested at his home and charged with murder. He had no lawyer at this week’s hearing.
What led to the shooting was not released
His co-worker said he returned to their truck when he heard a popping sound and saw Gordon falter outside the house, according to the police report.
The workers, Gordon, 63, was taken to hospital, but he died an hour later, the authorities said.
Sheriff Leroy Ravenel, president of Orangeburg County, said Gordon’s death was a great loss to society.
“This man will work hard for his neighbors and clients, and sometimes he will not charge a penny for his time and effort,” said Raphael.