Suspect in murder at strip club arrested in SC

Posted at 12:51 PM, Dec 21, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-21 12:51:58-05

One of the men wanted in connection to a murderat an Akron strip club last month has been arrested in South Carolina. 

Daymond Hooks, 29, was arrested Saturday evening by the Greenville Police Department after receiving a tip regarding his whereabouts.

Police say Hooks and 32-year-old Jerry Stallingsgot into an argument inside the club around midnight on Nov. 17 that turned physical. After the fight was broken up, Hooks left the club with friends. Minutes later, Hooks returned to the club with 32-year-old Phillip Key Jr., police said. 

As Key tackled Stallings to the ground, Hooks allegedly pulled out a handgun and fired shots, striking Stallings in the chest.

Stallings was pronounced dead at the scene.