Tracy Ryals, 28, was convicted in the shooting death of Derek Edwards in 2004. He served five years in prison and was released in Sept. of 2010, according to DNAinfo.com. Police indicate that Ryals is not cooperating with them and refuses to identify the shooter.
Two other people were shot on Tuesday in the Juliet Supperclub at 539 W. 21st St. A 43-year-old man was shot and killed and pronounced dead at Bellevue hospital. A third woman was grazed by a bullet.
Several New York Giants players including wide receivers Victor Cruz and Hakeem Nicks, defensive end Chris Canty and defensive backs Antrel Rolle and Aaron Ross were also at the club. None of the Giants were injured or involved in the shooting.
The Juliet Supperclub is no stranger to late night crime scenes. In September, a 23-year-old man was found stabbed several times outside of the club and later died of his injuries. A club promoter, Manuel Pinero, was charged in the death, according to DNAinfo.com.