All of the parties lived in Detroit. On Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016 at 1:45 a.m., outside of a house in the 16500 block of Snowden, Solomon had an argument with Delaney about their children. While the argument was going on, it is alleged that Solomon reached into her purse and gave Maxwell a handgun. It is also alleged that Maxwell went up to Delaney and shot the victim multiple times.
Detroit Police and medics were called to the location. Delaney was pronounced dead at the scene. Solomon was arrested on June 22nd, 2016 by Detroit police officers. Delaney fled on foot from the scene and later turned himself into the police.
Each suspect has been charged with one count of First Degree Premeditated Murder and one count of Felony Firearm. Both defendants were arraigned today in 36th District Court. The probable cause conference is scheduled for July 1, 2016 at 9:00 a.m.; the preliminary examination is scheduled for July 8, 2016. Both hearings are before 36th District Court Judge Patricia Jefferson.