Fatal Drive-by Shooting Suspect Pleads Guilty
By West Kentucky Star Staff
MAYFIELD - A man charged in connection with a fatal drive-by shooting in Mayfield last year has pleaded guilty.

Twenty-eight-year-old Dimetri Ross pleaded guilty Monday to attempted murder, facilitation to murder, convicted felon in possession of a handgun and wanton endangerment. He'll be sentenced to 35 years in prison.

The shooting took place in June of 2019 at a duplex on West Lee Street, resulting in the death of 23-year-old Savannah Hancock. Hancock suffered a gunshot wound to her neck and died three days later at an Evansville hospital.

Two others were charged in the fatal drive-by. Thirty-year-old Stanford Shelton and 26-year-old Hayden Dunigan. Earlier this year, Dunigan pleaded guilty to facilitation to murder, a class D felony, and was sentenced to five years in prison. Shelton is charged with murder and is awaiting trial.

Published 07:22 AM, Tuesday Sep. 15, 2020
Updated 05:43 PM, Tuesday Sep. 15, 2020



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