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Arrest warrant issued for Elyria homicide suspect considered 'armed and dangerous'

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Posted at 5:23 PM, Aug 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-02 17:23:27-04

ELYRIA, Ohio — Police detectives are looking for a 23-year-old man wanted in connection with a fatal shooting that happened last month at a bar in Elyria.

An arrest warrant has been issued for Jajuan Lamont Malone, of Lorain.

Malone is wanted in connection with the death of Caree W. Cannon, 24, on July 28. According to authorities, officers responded to a call of shots fired at Bailey’s Bar & Grill, located at 800 N. West River Road in Elyria.

When officers arrived on scene at approximately 10:20 p.m., they found one victim with gunshot wounds.

Cannon was transported to University Hospitals in Elyria where he was pronounced dead.

Malone has been listed by the U.S. Marshals Service as the Fugitive of the Week. He should be considered "armed and dangerous," authorities said.

Anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to call the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force at 1-866-4-WANTED.

RELATED: 1 dead in Elyria shooting at Bailey's Bar & Grill Wednesday night

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