Arrest made in deadly bar shooting in Elyria


ELYRIA, Ohio (WJW) — Elyria police said Friday an arrest has been made in the deadly shooting of a 24-year-old man.

According to a press release posted on Facebook, officers responded to a reported shooting at Bailey’s Bar & Grill on N. West River Road at around 10:20 p.m. Wednesday.

Police said they found a victim, identified as Caree W. Cannon of Elyria, had suffered gunshot wounds.

Cannon was taken to the hospital, where police said he was pronounced dead.

Friday evening, Elyria police said 20-year-old Ronald Johnson was arrested and charged with complicity – murder. He’s being held at the Lorain County Jail.

Ronald Johnson (photo via Elyria police )

Police said this continues to be an active investigation. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Detective Jim Wise at 440-326-1212 or the Elyria Police Department at 440-323-3302.

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