Derek Wooten, Ex owner of Mitchells found shot dead in Euclid, OH

Derek Wooten, Ex owner of Mitchells
Derek Wooten, Ex owner of Mitchells passed away


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.

Incident unfolds:

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.

Police investigation:

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,


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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6 thoughts on “Derek Wooten, Ex owner of Mitchells found shot dead in Euclid, OH”

  1. I’m just lost for words . Such a senseless act of violence. From just brief conversations I knew he was a gentle and nice man. So sorry to hear the news of his passing The world is full of so much evil. Condolences to the family friends and loved one who have to stay behind and grieve. It was a pleasure meeting and getting to know you .Rest in peace Derick ♥️♥️♥️

  2. I’m so SAD to hear about Derek. Please except my condolences. Lord know the grief and sadness the family is baring at this time. I hope I can lift some of the load for you guys in prayer. My miss the sharing of all of you.
    May God continue to bless each of you, especially at this time.
    HMBell , and family

  3. So sorry to here bout Derek. I had my 60th birthday party at Mitchells. Had a marvelous time ! My condolences to his entire family here and aboard. May God comfort you all.


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