FAYETTEVILLE, North Carolina (WTVD) — Fayetteville police said a man is facing attempted murder charges in connection with the shooting at a strip club on Saturday.
Warrants have been secured for Markeese Dewitt, 23, for attempted murder, according to a tweet by the Fayetteville Police Department.
Warrants have been secured for Markeese Dewitt, B/M, 23 yoa, for attempted murder ref last night’s shooting at “Diamondz.” He’s being treated at a hospital & will be arrested upon release. The investigation is on going, additional info will be released as it becomes available.
— Fayetteville Police (@FayettevillePD) November 12, 2017
Authorities have also identified a man that was killed in that same shooting.
The man was identified as 40-year-old Akash R. Talati of the 2800 block of Bragg Boulevard.
The shooting happened at the Diamondz Gentlemen’s Club located at the 2800 block of Bragg Boulevard at about 1:51 a.m.
Sources said that a man was thrown out of the club and started shooting injuring five people.
Everyone injured was taken to the hospital.
One victim remains in the hospital in serious condition, another person is in fair condition, and two others were released.