3 charged in fatal shooting at Greektown Hotel in Detroit

Rodney Pritchett (left), Shawn Wilson (middle) and Carlile Jackson (right).

DETROIT - Three men were charged Monday in connection with the fatal shooting of a man in an elevator at Greektown Hotel.

Rodney Pritchett, Shawn Wilson, and Carlile Jackson were charged and arraigned Monday.

Pritchett, 29, of Detroit, was charged with first-degree premeditated murder and felony firearms violations. Wilson, 30, of Farmington Hills, and Jackson, 30, of Detroit, were both charged with second-degree murder, tampering with evidence and felony firearms violations.

The shooting happened Dec. 2 at about 4 a.m. in an elevator at Greektown Casino Hotel.

Authorities said the men engaged in a physical altercation with the victim, Shunsaiah Glaze, inside a hotel room on the ninth floor. The dispute continued outside the room and into an elevator.

The three men allegedly followed Glaze to the elevators. Authorities said Pritchett fired the gun, striking Glaze in the torso.

He was taken to a hospital, where he died.

Prosecutors allege that Wilson and Jackson tampered with evidence in the elevator.

All three men were remanded to jail.

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