COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — A teenager was found dead behind an apartment building in east Columbus.
Police have identified him as Tyshawn Dickerson, age 15.
According to police, Dickerson was found unresponsive and suffering from a gunshot wound at approximately 8:09 a.m. Friday in the area of Ashburton Road and Mayfair Park Place.
Dickerson was pronounced dead at the scene at 8:20 a.m.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Columbus Police Homicide Unit at (614) 645-4730 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at (614) 461-TIPS (8477).
This is the 204th Homicide in Columbus in 2021.