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Alcohol permit pulled from NC club after employee shoots, kills patron

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The ABC Commission suspended alcohol permits to Club Lust in Charlotte after a deadly shooting early Monday morning, the commission said in a Friday news release.

WSOC reported that an employee working security shot and killed club patron, Gregory Spearman, 34, at the North Tryon Street location.

Club management initially denied the employee’s relationship with the establishment. This is the second suspension this year.

In the past 12 months, there have been multiple incidents including assault and rape, according to law enforcement officials.