Photo released of man wanted in connection with shooting linked to nightclub

Surveillance photo of "person of interest"
Surveillance photo of "person of interest"
A family-provided photo of Terrell Jones
A family-provided photo of Terrell Jones

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Police in Charlotte released a photo of a person they want to question about a deadly shooting at a west Charlotte nightclub last week.

Detectives say the man in the photo is described as being heavily tattooed.

A source told WBTV's Dedrick Russell at least two people were involved in an argument at Club 935 on South Summit Avenue in West Charlotte sometime last Friday morning.

Family members tell us the victim is 23-year-old Terrell Jones, a local rapper. They say it started as an argument at the club.

Then, around 4 a.m., people at the South Oaks Apartments on Bow Road tell WBTV they heard screams and the sounds of gunshots.

Police say they responded to a 911 call of a homicide at that location.

When they got to the scene, officers spotted a man suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.  MEDIC pronounced the victim dead shortly after.

Police have not released the victim's identity. They say they're notifying the man's family. Detectives say no arrests have been made in this case.

Police were seen talking to witnesses. Police say they are also checking to see if surveillance cameras captured anything.

Club 935 had been linked to three previous shootings this year, one of them fatal.

The club's owner met with police and angry residents of the Wesley Heights neighborhood Tuesday night.

Many people in the area say they want to see the club shut down. The club's owner met with police after the meeting.

He says he has taken added measures to improve the club's security. Police have also increased patrols around the area on nights the club is open.

Anyone with information about Friday morning's incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit Detective.

Detective Rainwater is the lead detective assigned to the case.  The public can also call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or visit the Crime Stoppers mobile app website at

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