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Man arrested on first-degree murder charge after shooting outside Tampa nightclub

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Posted at 6:40 PM, Jun 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-15 18:44:21-04

TAMPA, Fla. — A 24-year-old man is facing a first-degree murder charge in connection to a shooting outside of a Tampa night club.

Deputies arrested Jonathan Crist shortly after the shooting, which happened around 1 a.m. outside of Club 92 on Saturday. Deputies say he was booked for weapons and drugs charges.

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The unidentified victim was found around 1:20 a.m. and taken to Tampa General Hospital where he later died.

Crist was connected to the shooting through detective work, the sheriff's office says. They did not provide any other information.

The first-degree murder charge was added onto Crist's other charges for possession of cocaine, possession of cannabis, tampering with physical evidence and carrying a concealed firearm.