Whitlock Street Shooting

Man Sentenced for Attempted Murder

Stacie Bartro
December 05, 2019 - 8:43 am
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A man charged with attempted murder in 2017 has been sentenced.

The shooting took place in front of a home on Whitlock Street in Spartanburg, August 20-17.  37 year old Adrian Glenn threatened a victim with a handgun before firing 5 shots into the victims fleeing vehicle. 

According to  a Spartanburg Police report, Glenn and the victim were in a dispute over money prior to the shooting.

He had a 4 year old child in a getaway vehicle.

Circuit Judge Keith Kelly issued Glenn a 15 year sentence for attempted murder and an additional 15 years for discharging and presenting a firearm. 

Glenn is serving his sentence at the Spartanburg County Detention Center. 

The victims name was not released in the report. 

Adrian Glenn; sentenced to 30 years in prison
Spartanburg County Detention Center

Official Release from Spartanburg County:

A Spartanburg man received a 30-year prison sentence today for shooting into an occupied vehicle.

Adrian Glenn, 37, was found guilty of attempted murder, discharging a weapon into a vehicle, and pointing & presenting a firearm at the conclusion of a three-day jury trial.

Circuit Judge Keith Kelly issued a 15-year prison sentence on the attempted murder charge.

The discharging a firearm charge carried a consecutive 10-year prison sentence and the pointing & presenting a firearm charge carried a consecutive 5-year prison sentence.

The crime occurred Aug. 17, 2017 in front of a Whitlock Street home. Glenn threatened the victim with a handgun before firing 5 shots into the victim’s fleeing vehicle.

Glenn and the victim were involved in an argument about money prior to the gunfire.

The victim named Glenn as the shooter when he reported the incident to police. The victim also provided a detailed description of the suspect’s car.

Spartanburg police arrested Glenn a short distance from the crime scene. Glenn had 4-year-old child in the getaway vehicle.

Assistant Solicitor Jesse Williams utilized eyewitness testimony, law enforcement testimony and ballistic evidence to prove the case.

Assistant Solicitor Hope Coleman assisted with the prosecution.

Glenn’s prior criminal record included convictions for unlawful carrying of a weapon, discharging a firearm and possession of a firearm by a person convicted of a crime carrying more than a year in prison, receiving stolen goods, false information to police and failure to stop for a blue light or siren.

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