One critical following shooting in South Linden

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COLUMBUS (WCMH) — One person is in critical condition following a shooting in South Linden Sunday afternoon.

According to Columbus Police, officers responded to a call for a shooting at East 15th Avenue and Jefferson Avenue at approximately 5:20 p.m.

Keante McGrew, 35, was taken to Ohio State University Main Hospital in critical condition, according to CPD.

Police say McGrew told them he was getting ready to start the grill when he heard multiple gunshots coming from behind him, so he hit the ground. McGrew said he then stood up and looked around when a different vehicle drove by firing five more gunshots, and he was hit.

CPD says McGrew did not see who was shooting because his back was turned.

No suspect information has been released.

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