DEARBORN, Mich. — A person accused of killing a suburban Detroit resort worker and barricading himself in a room for hours was charged Sunday with homicide and different crimes.
Reichard Williams-Lewis, 34, was denied bond throughout an look in court docket.
He’s accused of fatally taking pictures a 55-year-old worker on the third ground of a Hampton Inn in Dearborn, Michigan. Williams-Lewis additionally shot at one other worker Thursday, hanging an workplace door on the primary ground, and pointed a rifle at a visitor and one other employee, in response to the prosecutor’s workplace.
In court docket, police stated the incident started when Williams-Lewis was confronted by employees for being loud and disturbing different company.
Williams-Lewis, who was informed to go away the resort, fatally shot an worker who rode an elevator to the third ground to examine his co-workers, stated Cpl. Nicholas Damphousse.
“The proof is that this case is alarming,” prosecutor Kym Worthy stated. “Now we have lengthy discovered that no place is sacred in terms of gun violence. Not church buildings, not film theaters, not grocery shops or inns.”
It wasn’t instantly recognized if Williams-Lewis has a lawyer who might touch upon the allegations.
The resort and surrounding companies have been evacuated for hours Thursday whereas police, with assist from a lawyer, persuaded Williams-Lewis to peacefully surrender.
Gabi Silver stated Williams-Lewis requested for her, though she doesn’t know him.
“I simply saved saying the identical factor again and again, speaking to him about his household, telling him he wouldn’t get damage if he surrendered,” Silver informed The Detroit Information.