LAKE OZARK, Mo. — A Jefferson City man was charged Wednesday in the shooting death of a man at a popular entertainment venue near the Lake of the Ozarks during the Memorial Day weekend.
Officials allege Chad Brewer, 29, shot 27-year-old Vonza Watson after a fight between several people at the Lazy Gators on May 29.
Watson was an rapper and artist known as VNZA.
Brewer was charged with first-degree murder, delivery of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. A judge ordered Brewer jailed without bond.
Investigators said video footage from a bar patron and surveillance cameras showed several people fighting when Brewer raised his arm and fired a shot, KYTV reported.
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