COLUMBUS (WCMH) – Police say 48-year old Charles Oliver was killed in a shooting in east Columbus Saturday afternoon.

Officers responded to the 1400 block of Oak Street at approximately 4:38 p.m.

Medics pronounced the victim dead at 4:41 p.m.

Residents in the area told police they heard a gunshot and saw the man lying in the alley.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Columbus police at 614-645-4730.

This is the 160th homicide in Columbus for 2021.