Fatal shooting victim on Bryden Road identified by police

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Columbus Police are investigating an early morning shooting that resulted in one man’s death.

At approximately 2:37am, Columbus police responded to a possible shooting at West Bexley Apartments at 1551 Bryden Road.

Upon arrival, police found Jamareil Caldwell, 18, unresponsive and suffering from a gunshot wound.

Columbus Fire medics pronounced Caldwell dead at the scene at 2:45am.

Investigators say that multiple gunshots were reported in the Fairwood Avenue near Kent Street at approximately 2:23am and that Caldwell and another individual were in that area when Caldwell was fatally struck by the gunfire.

Police say that the other individual who was with Caldwell drove him back to the Bryden Road address where he then called police.

Columbus Police are continuing to investigate this incident. 

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