HomeFeaturedAlleged Mass Murder Fugitive Andre Gordon Jr. Arrested in Trenton, NJ

Alleged Mass Murder Fugitive Andre Gordon Jr. Arrested in Trenton, NJ

After the murders, Andre Gordon Jr. allegedly carjacked a car from a woman.

Law enforcement reports that Andre Gordon Jr. was allegedly armed with an assault rifle when he went on a killing spree and killed his stepmother, his teenage sister and the mother of his children in Falls Township, Pennsylvania.

Alleged Mass Murder Fugitive Andre Gordon Jr. Arrested in Trenton, NJ. Credit Bucks County DA

Bucks County District Attorney’s Office Press Release Re: Andre Gordon Jr Arrest

UPDATE: SUSPECT IN CUSTODY FOLLOWING FATAL SHOOTINGS, CARJACKING IN FALLS TOWNSHIP UPDATE: Andre Gordon Jr was taken into custody in Trenton around 5 p.m. He will be charged in Bucks County at the appropriate time.

Law enforcement officials in Bucks County and New Jersey are actively looking for 26-year-old Andre Gordon Jr., for the fatal shootings of three people, one of them a 13-year-old girl, Saturday morning at two separate locations in Falls Township. Gordon, who is currently homeless, was later tracked to Trenton, New Jersey.

As of 3:30 p.m., Gordon was barricaded inside a home in the 100 block of Phillips Street. On Saturday, March 16, 2024, at approximately 8:52 a.m., Falls Township Police were dispatched to the unit block of Viewpoint Lane, Levittown, to investigate the report of a shooting.

The preliminary investigation determined that Gordon, driving a stolen vehicle, which was carjacked in Trenton, New Jersey, earlier in the morning, forcibly broke into the residence after which he shot and killed his 52-year-old stepmother, Karen Gordon, and his 13-year-old sister, Kera Gordon, who live at that residence. There were three other residents, including a juvenile, inside who were able to hide and avoid Gordon as he went through the house.

Following the shooting, at approximately 9:01 a.m., Gordon drove to the unit block of Edgewood Lane, Levittown, where he forcibly broke into a residence after which he shot and killed 25-year-old Taylor Daniel, with whom he had two children. Following the shooting he fled the scene.

At the time of the shooting, there were four other individuals present inside, one of which was injured after being bludgeoned by Gordon with the assault rifle. She was transported to Jefferson Hospital, Torresdale Campus, for injuries.

At approximately 9:13 a.m., Gordon committed a carjacking at gunpoint of a 44-year-old male Morrisville resident, in the parking lot of the Dollar General, Bristol Pike, Morrisville, the operator of the vehicle did not suffer any injuries as a result.

Police issued a shelter-in-place a short time later. At approximately 11:38 a.m., the Honda CRV was located, unoccupied, in the 100 block of Miller Street, Trenton, New Jersey.

At approximately 12:22 p.m., police received information that Gordon was barricaded, with hostages, inside a residence, in the 100 block of Phillips Street, Trenton, New Jersey.

All information regarding that aspect of the investigation is being referred to the Trenton City Police Department.

At approximately 12:25 p.m., Falls Township police lifted the shelter in place order.

This is an active and ongoing investigation, and more information will be released when available. Media Contact: Manuel Gamiz Jr., 215.348.6298, [email protected].

All individuals arrested or charged are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Source: ABC7

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