Shooting in Franklinton area leaves one person dead


COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Police are investigating a deadly shooting in the Franklinton area, Tuesday morning.  

According to the Columbus Division of Police, at about 1:15 a.m., Tuesday, officers were called to the 800 block of Greenfield Drive on the report of shots fired.  

When officers arrived on scene, they found Jermale L. Payton, 35, lying in the street suffering from a gunshot wound. Payton was taken to an area hospital where he later died from his injury.  

Police continue to investigate.  

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