James Nathaniel Gordon, age 28


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Lost to gun violence on April 9, 2016 in Lexington, Kentucky.

Gordon was shot by a man that he and three others were trying to rob.
He served in the Army National Guard in Iraq, and he was given the Army Achievement Medal, Army Service Ribbon and National Defense Service Medal. He worked as a security guard for Alpha Security.

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