Cold case: Man shot and killed in vehicle 11 years ago

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Eleven years after a shooting on the city’s north side, investigators are still searching for the man who shot and killed an 18-year-old man sitting in his car.

Officials said the shooting happened at about 10pm outside a home on 1059 Rosewind Drive in north Columbus. Anthony Morgan, 18, was sitting in a blue 1994 Ford Crown Victoria with a 17-month-old baby and two female acquaintances.

An unidentified man ran up to the parked car and fired one shot, striking Morgan in the upper body before he left the scene.

Morgan got out of the vehicle and began to run. He made it a short distance before collapsing in the area of 1388 Saint Clair Ave. Medics pronounced Morgan dead at the scene.

Investigators are unsure why the shooting happened. They have not released any other details regarding the shooting. Officials are hoping any tips can help solve this cold case.

Central Ohio Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward for any information leading to the arrest or indictment of the people responsible for this crime.  Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS (8477) or go to to e-mail a tip. Tips can also be sent by text to “CRIMES” 274637, keyword CMH.

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