DETROIT (WWJ) – Three men have been charged with murder in a slaying inside an elevator at Detroit’s Greektown Casino hotel.
Rodney Pritchett, 29, of Detroit; Shawn Wilson, 30 of Farmington Hills; and Carlile Jackson, 30, of Detroit, was arrested by Detroit police in connection with the fatal shooting of 20-year-old Shunsaiah Glaze, early in the morning of Saturday, December 2.
According to Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy, it’s alleged that Pritchett,Wilson and Jackson got into a physical fight with the victim, Shunsaiah Glaze, in a hotel room, just after 4 a.m. Glaze left the room, entered an elevator, and Prichett, Jackson and Wilson followed.
While inside the elevator, Worthy says Pritchett fired a handgun striking Glaze in the torso. After the shooting it’s alleged that Wilson and Jackson tampered with evidence left in the elevator.
Glaze was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Bond was denied for each of the three defendants at arraignments last week.
Pritchett, was arraigned Dec. 4 on two counts: first degree premeditated murder and felony firearm. Wilson and Jackson were was arraigned Dec. 6 and 7 on three counts each: second degree, murder, tampering with evidence, and felony firearm.
All three where remanded into custody in the Wayne County Jail where they await a probable cause conference set for Dec. 14 and a preliminary examination set for Dec. 12, both before Judge Lydia Nance Adams.