Derek Wooten, the former owner of Mitchell’s Ultra Lounge, passed away suddenly on December 7, 2023. Law enforcement officials are actively engaged in the inquiry, seeking to provide answers and bring clarity to this distressing situation. Keep reading to learn more about the devastating incident in detail
Derek Wooten passed away
Derek Wooten was discovered shot and killed in an Euclid driveway, and an investigation is currently in progress. He was 59 years old.
Euclid resident Derek was discovered face-up on Wednesday, December 7, 2023, in the 26000 block of Aaron Drive, close to the back of a driveway, according to the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner.
According to Police Chief Scott Meyer, Wooten was shot many times in his driveway at approximately 8:15 p.m. that evening. Police responded to the complaint of gunfire and discovered the lifeless body of Derek on the rear driveway of the Euclid.
He was pronounced dead by Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Officer just after 8:30 p.m.
The police are still looking, but no suspect has been taken into custody. As of the current information available, no further details have been disclosed regarding the specifics of the incident
The lack of additional information underscores the ongoing nature of the investigation, and authorities may be withholding details as they work to gather facts and ensure accuracy in their findings.
Community members are urged to remain vigilant and cooperative, and law enforcement is likely encouraging anyone with relevant information to come forward. The incident has undoubtedly left the community in shock, and the collective thoughts are likely with the family and friends of Derek Wooten during this difficult time.
As the investigation progresses, more details may emerge to provide clarity on the circumstances surrounding this unfortunate event. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Euclid Police Department as soon as possible.
Tributes to Derek:
Twiemonnetta Conway wrote,
We saddened I’m in disbelief to hear ( Mr. Derek Wooten ) Mitchell’s passing away. Are condolences goes out to the Mitchell family . Derek night club was out Eucild here in Cleveland Ohio, were there was lots of entertainment and events there from Birthday Parties to Music Artists Performances to Jazz Musicians Etc. “Keep the family in are prayers .” Rip Rih
Stan Edward Moore posted,
I WAS SPEECHLESS WHEN I GOT THE NEWS YOU WERE GONE BRO! R.I.P. DEREK WOOTEN, FORMER OWNER OF MITCHELLS!
Glen Thehatersfavorite Campbell posted,
Derek Wooten the owner of” Mitchell’s” was found last night in his driveway.
My heart is heavy…he was a good brother!
Josephine Cook-Redrick wrote,
My condolences to the Derek Wooten family and community.
Former owner of MITCHELL’S!
Lavell Dabney wrote,
RIP to Derek Wooten former owner of MITCHELL’S!
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