COLUMBUS (WCMH)– Columbus police say a teenager is dead after a shooting on the city’s east side.  

According to the Columbus Division of Police, just before 9 p.m., Thursday, officers were called to the 2000 block of Willamont Avenue on the report of a shooting.  

When officers arrived on scene, they found 16-year-old Rycheous McKinney in the rear of the address suffering from a gunshot wound. McKinney was taken to an area hospital where he later died from his injuries.  

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