Suspect wanted for killing man who defended girlfriend from gunfire

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- New surveillance video shows a suspect accused of killing a man when he jumped in front of a bullet to save his girlfriend.

Marlin Jordan, 26, died from a gunshot wound during an early morning robbery Sunday at 7400 Hillmont Street. His girlfriend, Mya Brashier, 19, was hurt but is expected to be okay.

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Houston police say Jordan's killer got away, but not before being caught on surveillance camera.

According to detectives, the shooter asked Jordan, "You think this is a game?" before pulling the trigger.

He then snatched Mya's purse and took off, showing no remorse, HPD says.

The suspect is described as a black man who stands about 5'9'' to 5'11'' and weighs about 160-175 pounds. He was last seen in a white muscle shirt and shorts.

If you recognize him, please call HPD Homicide at 713-308-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS for a reward up to $5,000 leading to arrest and charges.

You can also submit an anonymous tip online at

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Marlin Jordon was killed and his girlfriend was shot multiple times in the 7400 block of Hillmont Sunday morning.

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