NewsLocal NewsLorain County


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

Suspect in custody
Posted at 11:35 AM, Jul 29, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-30 19:03:13-04

ELYRIA, Ohio — A fatal shooting took place in Elyria on Wednesday night, according to the Elyria Police Department.

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

The victim was identified as 24-year-old Caree W. Cannon. He was transported to University Hospitals in Elyria where he was pronounced dead.

A 20-year-old Elyria man, Ronald Johnson, has been arrested in connection with the shooting. According to police, Johnson has been charged with complicity—murder.

The matter is under investigation by the Elyria Police Department and anyone with any information should contact Detective Jim Wise at 440-326-1212 or

Download the News 5 Cleveland app now for more stories from us, plus alerts on major news, the latest weather forecast, traffic information and much more. Download now on your Apple device here, and your Android device here.

You can also catch News 5 Cleveland on Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, YouTube TV, DIRECTV NOW, Hulu Live and more. We're also on Amazon Alexa devices. Learn more about our streaming options here.