New Investigators Asking for Help in 2008 Murder of Jordan Holden


SAN ANGELO, TX -- New investigators with the San Angelo Police Department are asking the public for help finding the killer of a 22-year-old man, a press release said on Friday.

Jordan Holden was shot and killed in July 2008 after he and friends went to a house on West Harris and heard another friend screaming for help inside the house, which he owned. Holden went into the house to try to help. Another friend was shot in the leg.

The press release, which is written from Holden's perspective, says "First responders transported me to the hospital but it was too late. The gunshot proved fatal."

Holden left behind a four-month pregnant girlfriend. They were going to have a son.

"Not only did the killer take my life but he stole my son's right to grow up with a loving father," the press release continued. "My son will grow up knowing that his dad missed his first steps, his first bike ride, games, graduations and all the other important milestones a dad should be present for. I can only hope that my son knows I have been watching over him from here."

Holden's friend survived the shooting. The preliminary investigation revealed the group of friends came across armed intruders.

Anyone with information about the identity of Holden's killer is encouraged to contact the San Angelo Police Department's Criminal Investigations Division at (325) 657-4264, online, or by text by texting TIP SAPD to 888777.

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