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Man charged in fatal November shooting outside downtown nightclub

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Posted at 4:07 PM, Jan 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-04 19:16:31-05

CINCINNATI — Cincinnati police arrested 22-year-old Jermaine Champion Saturday in connection with a downtown shooting that left one man dead and another person injured.

On November 29, Cincinnati police responded to the 900 block of Race Street for multiple reports of a shooting near The Chalet Bar around midnight.

According to officials, police could not find any shooting victims at the scene; later in the evening, police found that two people with gunshot wounds arrived at University of Cincinnati Medical Center in a private vehicle.

The first victim, 25-year-old Desmond Watson, was pronounced dead on arrival. The other victim, whom Cincinnati Police have not named, survived.