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Police investigating after man shot in Chardon Tavern and Grill parking lot

Chardon Tavern and Grill
Posted at 10:58 AM, Jul 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-18 10:58:34-04

CHARDON, Ohio — The Chardon Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred in the parking lot of the Chardon Tavern and Grill early Saturday morning.

Around 1:57 a.m., authorities received a call that there had been a shooting in the parking lot of the bar, located on Water Street.

Once on scene, first responders located a 35-year-old man who had been shot multiple times, police said.

The Chardon Fire Department transported the man to University Hospitals Geauga Medical Center. He was later transferred to University Hospitals in Cleveland by medical helicopter where he remains hospitalized. His condition is unknown at this time, according to police.

The person believed to be the shooter fled the scene in a vehicle but was apprehended by police officers shortly after the shooting, police said.

The individual is in custody and charges are expected on Monday.

Police said the investigation is ongoing.