St. Marys man accused of killing woman, injuring toddler goes on trial

Roney Wilson accused in April 2016 shooting death of Jimeshia Gordon, 24

Roney Wilson on trial in the shooting death of Jimeshia Gordon

WOODBINE, Ga. – A man accused of killing his 24-year-old girlfriend and injuring her 1-year-old daughter two years ago went on trial Tuesday in Camden County.

Jimeshia Gordon was shot at the Cumberland Oaks Apartments. She was airlifted to UF Health Jacksonville, where she died.

Gordon's daughter, Kamela, was grazed by a bullet in the April 2016 double shooting. She was taken to a local hospital, where she was treated and released to family members. 

St. Marys police quickly identified Roney Wilson, as a suspect in the case and he was arrested in Indianapolis four months later. He was returned to Camden County to face charges of murder and aggravated assault charges. 

Wilson, now 33, claims he was arguing with Gordon when the gun went off accidentally.

Gordon's parents are attending the trial, hoping to see justice served. But it's painful.

Kamela and and her older sister are being raised by their grandparents.


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