St. Simons Island: Customs and Border Protection trainee shot, killed outside bar

St. Simons Island: Customs and Border Protection trainee shot, killed outside bar

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. — Update, 12/16/19, 4:45 p.m.: A second arrest has been made in the death of a Customs and Border Patrol trainee, according to the Glynn County Police Department.

Naasir Kurmue, 25, was arrested for simple battery for allegedly punching 37-year-old Wolf Valmond in the back of the head during his altercation with 27-year-old Calvin Jenkins.

Naasir Kurmur
Naasir Kurmur (Glynn County Police Department/Glynn County Police Department)
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At one point, Jenkins got a gun from his car and shot Valmond several times.

GCPD said there is clear surveillance video of the incident, but it will not be released as the investigation is ongoing.

Update 12/15 3:15 p.m.: A Customs and Border Patrol spokesperson said the man who was shot and killed outside a St. Simons Island bar early Sunday morning was CBP Field Operations Trainee Wolf Valmond.

CBP said 37-year-old Valmond joined the agency last month.

Here is CBP’s full statement:

“Early Sunday, December 15 a Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Office of Field Operations trainee was shot and killed in an incident that occurred in Saint Simons, GA. Wolf Valmond, 37 years old and assigned to the Baltimore Field Office, joined CBP last month and was a trainee at the CBP Field Operations Academy at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Glynn co., GA. We are deeply saddened by this tragedy and our thoughts are with Valmond’s family, friends and fellow classmates during this difficult time.”

Original story: A man was shot outside of 315 Mallery Street at Rafters around 12:32 a.m., according to the Glynn County Police Department.

A verbal argument ensued between two men inside the bar, leading to shoving, police say. The men went outside and the alleged suspect, Calvin Jenkins, 27, got a gun from his car and shot the victim several times.

Calvin Jenkins
Calvin Jenkins

The victim was hit twice and began running toward the intersection of Mallery Street and Ocean Boulevard. He was transported to the Southeast Georgia Health System - Brunswick Campus where he died.

Jenkins was arrested on murder charges, GCPD says.