AKRON – Summit County Prosecutor Sherri Bevan Walsh announced today that a Summit County Grand Jury has indicted Shaquille Anderson, 24, in the shooting death of Zakareia “Zak” Husein.
Anderson is charged with:
- Aggravated Murder with Repeat Violent Offender, Violent Career Criminal, and Gun Specifications – a Special Felony
- Murder with Repeat Violent Offender, Violent Career Criminal, and Gun Specifications – a Special Felony
- Aggravated Robbery with Repeat Violent Offender, Violent Career Criminal, and Gun Specifications – a felony of the 1st degree
- Having a Weapon Under Disability – a felony of the 3rd degree
On December 7, 2015, Husein was working at his family’s business, Premium New York Style Pizza at 380 East Glenwood Avenue in Akron, when a masked gunman walked in and demanded money. The gunman then shot and killed the 21-year-old. After following up on every tip, detectives were able to identify Shaquille Anderson as the suspect involved in the homicide of Zak Hussein.
“As in all cases of this magnitude, justice for the victim and his family is our main priority and our office obtained information from multiple sources in conducting our charging decision,” said Prosecutor Walsh. “Under the law, Shaquille Anderson faces a possible sentence of life without parole.“
Anderson is scheduled to be arraigned in Summit County Common Pleas Court on Wednesday.