Strip club shooter charged with murder in killing of fellow patron Sunday

Wade Mosley
Wade Mosley

Charlotte-Mecklenburg police detectives have charged Wade Adam Mosley, 27, with murder in the deadly shooting of Gregory Spearman, 34, at a north Charlotte strip club, Lust of Charlotte.

Investigators said they received a call at 3:37 a.m. Sunday about an assault with a deadly weapon at the club, located at 124 Atando Ave.

Responding officers found Spearman with a gunshot wound. He was taken to Carolinas Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead a short time later, officials said.

Mecklenburg County Records don’t show Mosley as having a criminal record or previous arrest of any kind in the city.

Information and evidence gathered during the investigation led detectives to identify Mosley as a suspect, police said. He was located and arrested without incident.

An Observer story from 2013 noted a 22-year-old man was killed at the same site in September of that year, when it was known as Club 124.

Lust of Charlotte, located just off North Tryon, was open Saturday from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m.

A website called The Ultimate Strip Club List says Lust of Charlotte has bikini dancers, topless dancers, nude dancers, lap dances and private lap dance rooms. One site referred to it as an “upscale gentleman’s club.”

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call 704-432-TIPS and speak directly to a Homicide Unit detective. Detective Burkard 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 http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/.

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