On Wednesday, Jan. 11, as the two and a half day jury trial was nearing its end, Stanford Shelton entered a guilty plea to multiple felony counts, including manslaughter. He will be sentenced to 75 years in prison.
Shelton was one of two men in a car in a drive by shooting at a duplex on West Lee Street in June 2019. Shelton, a Vice Lord gang member, with the assistance of his co-defendant and fellow Vice Lord, Dimetri Ross, as the driver, made multiple attempts to kill a higher-ranking Vice Lord. Shelton and Ross executed at least 3 drive-bys on the home of their intended target.