Investigators said Kwame Smith, 29, killed George Burnette, 33, and used a hunting knife to attack two other people outside Club 30 Plus on Dec. 8.
The violence happened Sunday around 1:45 a.m. at the nightclub located off Rush Street between Hammond and Garner roads.
Smith is charged with murder, assault with a dangerous weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury and assault with a deadly weapon.
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This is 29 year old Kwame Smith. @raleighpolice arrested him overnight and charged him with murder. We’re working to confirm if his arrest is connected to a deadly shooting over the weekend. #ABC11 pic.twitter.com/BBBI7xZeSh— Ana Rivera (@AnaRiveraABC11) December 10, 2019
Smith has numerous charges in his criminal history, including breaking and entering, possessing stolen goods and larceny.