NWGA Scanner | May 13th, 2021

Atlanta men arrested on murder charges in connection with fatal Christmas Eve shooting in Dalton

Two men are in police custody to face felony murder charges connected to the December 2020 shooting death of 22 year old Jordan McDougle. On December 24th, 2020, Jordan McDougle, a resident of Cartersville, was dropped off at around 2:45 AM, at Adventhealth in Calhoun, Georgia suffering from a gunshot wound. He later died from his injuries, and an investigation determined that the shooting happened in Dalton. The Dalton Police Department began an investigation with the assistance of the GBI of a shooting that happened on 4th Avenue with shots apparently being fired at the apartment buildings at 626 4th Avenue. There were no other victims reported in the shooting. Investigators determined that McDougle was shot during that incident and developed information that two suspects were involved: 27 year old Gregory Brent Grier and 17 year old Issac Hickman, both of Atlanta. The Dalton Police Department obtained warrants for their arrest on February 12th. Grier was already incarcerated in the Clayton County Jail at that time and was extradited to the Whitfield County Jail on the Dalton charge on May 12th. Hickman is in custody in Fulton County on a probation violation original charges of aggravated assault, robbery x2, and possession of firearm by convicted felon. The original offense date was listed as 2017 when Hickman was only 13. Hickman will be extradited back to Whitfield County soon to face his charge in the case. According to Fulton County Jail records Hickman