CANTON — A 22-year-old man was fatally shot early Sunday morning while at the R Bar & Grill at 1117 Wertz Ave. NW.

Nigel G. Jackson, who lived in the 2700 block of Heritage Avenue Northwest in Plain Township, was discovered in the parking lot near the front door of the tavern. The shooting occurred at about 12:40 a.m. Sunday.

Police charged Tavist D. Chester, 24, of 1361 Crescent Road SW, with murder. Chester was in custody at the Stark County Jail as of Sunday evening. Police, when contacted, could not provide information regarding where Chester was apprehended.

Jackson, who was pronounced dead shortly after 1 a.m. at Aultman Hospital. suffered a gunshot wound to the chest.

The R Bar & Grill was not open Sunday afternoon or evening. Police detectives were not available to provide additional details on the shooting.