Two charged in shooting death of bouncer at North Carolina club

Published 11:19 pm Tuesday, December 15, 2020

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Two man have been arrested in the shooting death of a bouncer at a North Carolina party club in 2019, police said.

Julius Lamonte Curtis, 20, is being held without bail in the Wake County jail on charges of murder and felony assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury, Raleigh police said in a news release.

Police had already arrested Taelyn Ladarius Jiggetts, 22, last year on similar charges as well as possession of a firearm by a felon.

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In June 2019, police said Dana Lee Hopkins was working as a bouncer inside a rental hall when he tried to break up a fight. Hopkins was taken to a local hospital, where he died. While police were at the hospital, two more people with gunshot wounds arrived by private vehicles, according to a news release.