Man dies following shooting in southwest Columbus

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COLUMBUS (WCMH) — One man has died following a shooting in southwest Columbus Friday night.

Christopher Thompson

According to Columbus Police, 23-year-old Isaiah Petty was outside an apartment on the 3600 block of Briggs Road Friday at approximately 11:40 p.m. speaking with an ex-girlfriend.

Police said someone from inside the apartment fired a shot and hit the victim in the chest.

Christopher Thompson, 28, of South Richardson Avenue, Columbus, has been arrested and charged with murder.

Grant Hospital personnel pronounced Petty dead at 10:03 Saturday morning.

According to police, this is the 119th homicide in Columbus for 2020.

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