Two men in Detroit
have been charged with the murder of the man who drove rapper Proof to the hospital
after he was shot in the CCC club during an altercation with a bouncer at the
John Henry Williams II, 31 and Corey Frazier, 29 on charges of first-degree
murder and possession of a firearm during a felony. According to the Detroit
Free Press, Gerald Rosic Gadie was with Proof on April 11 when the rapper shot
and killed Keith Bender Jr., 35, during a dispute.
Mario Etheridge, 28, then shot Proof, born Deshaun Holton, in what authorities
later determined was done out of self-defense.
Gadie’s body was
found in the basement of his home on May 27. Police claim he was shot to death
in a dispute over 20 pounds of marijuana and $7,000 in cash that had been stolen
from Gadie in early May.
Gadie drove Proof
to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.
If convicted, both
men face mandatory life sentences. A preliminary examination is scheduled for