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Police arrest suspect in deadly west Columbus shooting

COLUMBUS (WCMH) -- Columbus police have arrested a man accused of shooting his neighbor during a dispute. 

According to the Columbus Division of Police, at about 2:30pm, Wednesday, officers were called to the 3000 block of Westmoor Court on the report of a shooting. 

When officers arrived on scene they found Mario Dipenti, 51, suffering from gunshot wounds. 
Dipenti was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Police say Dipenti and the suspect, Joshua Ferrell, 30, had been arguing for several days when it escalated and led to the shooting. 

Ferrell was arrested and is awaiting prosecution. 

Anyone with information on this shooting can call the CPD Homicide Unit at 614-645-4730 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-8477.  


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