Jacksonville, Florida resident Michael Dunn (pictured left), 45, is suspected of killing Jordan Davis (pictured right), 17, after shooting into the SUV carrying the teen 8 or 9 times because he felt "threatened," reports News4Jax.com.
Dunn and his girlfriend were reportedly returning from his son's wedding when they pulled into Gate gas station at approximately 7:40 p.m. November 23rd.
Davis and several other teens (two 17-year-olds and an 18 year-old) were sitting in an SUV playing music. Dunn, apparently having a problem with the volume, told the teens to turn the music down, leading him and Davis -- who was sitting in the backseat -- to exchange words.
Everything went downhill from there.
"Evidently there were words exchanged between our victim, who was sitting in the backseat of that vehicle, and our suspect," JSO Lt. Rob Schoonover said at a news conference Monday morning. "For whatever reason, our suspect produced a weapon and began firing into the vehicle."Jordan Davis, a 17-year-old Wolfson High School student, was shot a couple of times, police said.Investigators said Dunn's girlfriend had gone into the store to buy something at the time and was inside when the shooting happened.