Akron - Summit County Prosecutor Sherri Bevan Walsh announcing that Summit County Common Pleas Court Judge Alison McCarty found Shaquille Anderson guilty of shooting to death Zakareia Husein. Anderson had pled no contest to the charges.
Judge McCarty found Anderson guilty of the following charges:
- 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 7th, 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.
Anderson is currently serving a 21-year prison sentence for several Akron area robberies. While in prison, he confessed to shooting Zak Husein.
Judge McCarty is scheduled to sentence Anderson on March 17, 2020 at 2pm.
Photos courtesy of The Summit County Sheriff's Office
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