The Canton Police Department is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred early Sunday morning. 

Officials responded to R Bar located at 117 Wertz Avenue NW around 12:40 a.m. and found a man laying in the front parking lot near the door of the establishment. 

The victim was identified as 22-year-old Nigel Jackson. Suffering a gunshot wound to the chest, Jackson was transported to Aultman Hospital where he was pronounced dead. 

24-year-old Tavist Chester was arrested in the shooting. He has been charged with murder. 

No further information is available at this time. Stay with WKYC for updates as they become available.