One dead after shooting in east Columbus

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COLUMBUS (WCMH) — One person is dead after a shooting in east Columbus Wednesday night.

According to the Columbus Division of Police, at about 9:04 p.m., Wednesday, officers were called to E. Livingston Avenue and S. Nelson Road, near the Family Dollar store, on the report of a shooting.  

When officers arrived on scene, they found Nerico James, 33, suffering from a gunshot wound.  

James was pronounced dead at the scene.  

Police continue to investigate and ask anyone with information to call the CPD Homicide Unit at 614-645-4730 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-8477. 614-645-4141. 

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