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Man arrested in Goldsboro nightclub shooting

Published On: Nov 01 2012 10:28:29 PM CDT
Updated On: Nov 01 2012 10:31:07 PM CDT
Man arrested in Goldsboro nightclub shooting
WAYNE COUNTY -

24-year-old Quinton Swinson was arrested Thursday after being wanted for more than a month on murder charges, Goldsboro Police said.

Swinson is accused of killing 18-year-old Jairus Saunders at Teaser's Night Club in the 400 block of Mercer Street in Goldsboro. Saunders was found dead of an apparent gunshot wound Sept. 30.

Around 4:10 p.m. Thursday, Swinson was taken into custody without incident by the Goldsboro Police Dept. S.E.U. team and the Wayne County Sheriff's Dept. SWAT TEAM at a Mt. Olive home in the 200 block of Dogwood Drive, police said.

Swinson's been charged with one open count of Murder. He was also wanted on 11 other charges at the time of his arrest.

Swinson is being held under no bond in Wayne County. His first court appearance is scheduled for Monday.