Jamycal Johnson is currently in custody at the Hamilton County Jail. / Photo provided by the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office.

Chattanooga police have arrested a man in the Oct. 6 Cowart Street homicide that left a 19-year-old man dead on the patio at the Coyote Jack's nightclub.

Jamycal Johnson, 24, has been charged with criminal homicide in the slaying of Brandon Rogers, police said in a statement released Monday.

Johnson was arrested after "an extensive investigation" by Chattanooga homicide detectives, along with help from members of the community, police said.

Investigators collected video from numerous cameras, reviewed the footage and were able to determine Johnson to be the suspect in the shooting that claimed Rogers' life, police said.

"Additionally, physical evidence located on scene links Johnson to the crime scene at the time of the incident," police said in the statement.

Chattanooga police confirmed Monday that Jamycal Johnson is the brother of Jumoke Johnson, a gang kingpin who died at 23 in a hail of bullets back in 2017. Jamycal Johnson is in custody at the Hamilton County Jail.

Since it opened, there have been 19 recorded shooting incidents at the club, 10 of which had victims. Three of the shootings resulted in fatalities, the Times Free Press has reported.

(Read more: Property owners terminate Coyote Jack's lease; city asks judge to shutter club after third fatal shooting)

The most recent shooting was the early Oct. 6 incident that led to Rogers being shot on the patio of the club just before 2:30 a.m. that day.

Rogers' death has prompted cries for the club to be shut down from some city council members and many community members, including Sharee James, whose 22-year-old brother was fatally shot outside of Coyote Jack's in late 2017.

Rogers also was known to police as a gang member.

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