Man charged with homicide in shooting at Coyote Jacks

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CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) – Chattanooga Police have arrested a man for the deadly shooting at Coyote Jacks.

24-year old Jamycal Johnson faces a charge of criminal homicide.

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He’s accused of shooting and killing 19-year old Brandon Rogers at the nightclub on Cowart Street.

Rogers was shot on the patio of the bar in the early morning hours of October 6th.

Homicide Detectives say they made the arrest after reviewing video from the scene, and getting help from the community.

This marked the 3rd homicide around Coyote Jacks in the past three years.

The city said the bar is now closed.

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John is a graduate of Washington State University. He started his broadcasting career in Yakima, Washington as an intern with an ABC affiliate. At the end of his internship, he was hired as a television reporter. Upon leaving Yakima, he accepted an anchoring position at KOBI in Medford, Oregon. He later worked as a main anchor at KTVN in Reno, Nevada. John joined the News 12 team in 2003. Since coming to Chattanooga, he has covered many stories. He says he'll never forget covering the April 27, 2011 tornado outbreak in the Tennessee Valley. John is also proud of how the community came together following the tragic terrorist attack in Chattanooga on July 16, 2015. John is the father of twin girls. He enjoys movies, music and playing guitar. You can contact John at jmercer@wdef.com.