Man Dies after being Shot inside an elevator at Greektown Casino Hotel

DETROIT, MI – A man is dead today after he was shot by a person that he knew inside an elevator at Greektown Casino Hotel early Saturday morning.

On December 2nd, 2017, at approximately 4:07 a.m., a man in his 20’s, was shot while at the Greektown Casino Hotel located in the 1200 block of St. Antoine. The preliminary investigation revealed that the victim and the suspect were inside of a hotel room on the 9th floor, when an argument escalated into a physical altercation.

The altercation spilled out onto the 9th floor of the hotel and continued into an elevator. Once inside of the elevator, the male suspect produced a handgun and fired a shot at the victim, striking him in the body.

The victim was transported to a local hospital where he died due to his injuries.

The suspect, 28-year-old man, was taken into custody and transported to the Detroit Detention Center.

The shooting incident did not appear to be random.

The investigation is still continuing.

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