Madison
72° F
Overcast
Overcast
Advertisement

Portage man to spend life in prison for shooting outside Subway

Published On: Jun 26 2014 08:43:19 PM CDT

Photo courtesy Portage Police Department

Jordan Scott

PORTAGE, Wis. -

A Portage 20-year-old will spend the rest of his life in prison with the option for parole in 47 years after shooting his co-worker.

Jordan Scott shot David Johnson 10 times outside a Portage Subway restaurant last fall.

Prosecutors said he shot Johnson because he was angry about being reprimanded for bad behavior in front of customers. When Scott was arrested there was a gun, rounds of ammunition, knives and a gas mask in his vehicle.

Scott apologized in court, and David Johnson’s mother gave a tearful testimony before the judge handed down the sentence.

“I miss everything about my son, but what I especially miss is the opportunity say, ‘I love you,’” said Karen Johnson, David Johnson’s mother. “I would do anything to have him back, even if it was just for one more day.”

Scott said he could have just talked to David Johnson, and he didn’t fully understand why he shot him.

“I know I lost myself,” Scott said.

Advertisement
  • James Foley in helmet

    Courtesy Dan Shakal

    Who was James Foley?

    James Foley was an American photojournalist who went missing in Syria almost two years ago. On Tuesday, August 19th, a video, apparently produced by ISIS as a warning to the US to stop air strikes against the group in Iraq, ended with Foley's beheading. Learn more about the life of the man whose his parents call a 'martyr for freedom.'

  • Police lights file 2

    Ridiculous 911 calls

    Have you ever considered calling 911 because of a massive spider in your house? How about because a McDonald's employee got your order wrong? Take a look at some of the strangest reasons people have recently called 911.

  • Credit cards

    Augie Martin/CNN

    Biggest data breaches of all time

    UPS is the latest company to fall victim to a data breach, this one affecting 51 stores in 24 states. Take a look at some of the biggest data breaches of all time.

Advertisement