Police seek "armed & dangerous" suspect in deadly club shooting

GOLDSBORO - Police in Goldsboro say they've secured an arrest warrant for 24-year-old Quinton Swinson after a deadly club shooting early Sunday morning.

They say they are charging Swinson with one open count of murder in the death of 18-year-old Jarius Saunders. Swinson is considered armed and dangerous.

Swinson is described as a black male, 6'0, 280 lbs, dark complexion, with a last known address of 906 N. Carolina St., Goldsboro. He is known by the nickname "Fat Boy" and has that tattooed on his left arm, as well as the word "North" tattooed on his right arm. He also has two other tattoos, "Swinson" across his back and "DOE" on his right hand.

Anyone with information on Swinson's whereabouts is asked to call the Goldsboro Police Department at 919-580-4214, Crime Stoppers at 919-735-2255 or Text Crime Stoppers at 919-222-4230.


An early morning club shooting leaves an 18-year-old dead in Wayne County.

Police responded to the Teaser's Night Club on Highway 117 at 1:14 a.m. Sunday.

They found Jairus Mikeal Saunders dead outside of a bathroom of an apparent gunshot wound.

Goldsboro Police are asking anyone with information on the shooting to call 919-580-4218.

The body was transported to the Office of Chief Medical Examiner in Chapel Hill for autopsy.

The shooting is still under investigation.

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