LIMA — A man sentenced to jail for assaulting a police officer after he became a suspect in a shooting at G-Spot bar has been charged in the shooting.
Cameron Lott, 20, was charged with felonious assault with a gun, a second-degree felony, and discharging a firearm on or near a prohibited premise, a third-degree felony. The charges carry up to 16 years in prison.
Lott pleaded not guilty this month to the charges and was being held in lieu of $250,000 bail. He has a pretrial hearing scheduled for Sept. 12.
Lott was sentenced in July to 130 days in jail on the charge of assault a police officer, a felony. The assault happened inside an apartment at 128 W. McKibben St. He fought with police inside the home and struck at least one officer in the face.
The shooting at G-Spot happened March 27. Three people were shot during a fight inside the bar and additional shots were fired outside. The three survived their wounds.
Another man, Donovan Peoples, 19, was charged in connection with the shooting with felonious assault with a gun, illegal carrying a concealed weapon, illegal possession of a firearm in a liquor permit premises, and having a gun under a court sanction. His trial is scheduled for Oct. 25.
The G-Spot bar has had two shootings this year, including a murder in July in the parking lot outside the bar.
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