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Police identify victim in fatal Hilltop shooting

COLUMBUS (WCMH) -- Columbus police have identified the man who was shot and killed in the Hilltop area last weekend.

According to the Columbus Division of Police, at about 9:23pm, Sunday, April 15, officers were called to the 500 block of South Terrace Avenue on the report of a shooting. 

When officers arrived on scene, they found a vehicle that had crashed into a tree. Inside the vehicle, officers found Jerome Anthony Grant, 30, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. 

Grant was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Police say Grant was driving southbound on S. Terrace Avenue when he was fatally shot, causing the vehicle to strike the tree. 

Police continue to investigate and ask anyone with information on this case to call the CPD Homicide Unit at 614-645-4730 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-8477. 


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