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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) – A man arrested in connection with a fatal shooting at an East Side Columbus nightclub was arrested Wednesday and charged today at a Franklin County Municipal Court.
A 28-year-old man is charged with one count of murder and four counts of felonious assault after an argument turned fatal at Bucks Platinum gentleman’s club in Mifflin Township at 2830 Johnstown Road, Sunday, just after 2:30 a.m.
According to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, the suspect brandished a handgun and shot five people, including Charles Westbrook, 28, of Columbus. Westbrook was pronounced dead while four other victims were hit with stray bullets. They are expected to survive their injuries.
A witness was able to identify the man as the suspect in the shooting. He is being held on a $650,085 bond – $100,000 for each felonious assault charge and $250,085 for the murder charge – and is scheduled for a preliminary hearing on Jan. 13.