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Farmington Man Charged in Greektown Shooting

Today Prosecutor Kym Worthy charged Delano R. Ward, 26 (DOB: 04/14/1993), of Farmington, in connection with a shooting that injured three males ages 23, 24 and 32 in Greektown. On May 5, 2019, at approximately 11:55 p.m. in front of a store located on Monroe Street near Beaubien, it is alleged that Ward pulled a handgun out of his pocket, shot, and wounded three men. After the shooting, Ward fled from the scene on foot. The three men received medical treatment for their injuries at local hospitals.

Ward was taken into custody by the police on May 8, 2019. He has been charged with three counts each of the following crimes: Assault with Intent to Murder; Assault with Intent to do Great Bodily Harm; Carrying a Concealed Weapon; and Felony Firearm.*

Ward was arraigned out-county on May 11, 2019 before Magistrate Linda Mack in 34th District Court. The Probable Cause Conference is scheduled for May 22, 2019 at 8:30 a.m.; the Preliminary Examination is scheduled for May 29, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. Both hearings are before Judge Ronald Giles in 36th District Court. The defendant was remanded to jail.

*The charges are allegations and defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

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