Suspect in deadly Hilltop shooting turns himself into police

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COLUMBUS (WCMH) — One person is dead following a shooting in Hilltop Wednesday night.

According to the Columbus Division of Police, at about 10:49 p.m., Wednesday, officers were called to the 100 block of Oakley Avenue on the report of a shooting. 

Dwight Turner Jr

When officers arrived on scene, they found Ronald Lamar Jones, 34, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds and unresponsive. 

Jones was pronounced dead at the scene.  

Witnesses told police the suspect in the shooting, Dwight Turner Jr., 32, ran from the scene after the shooting. Turner would later turn himself into police with incident.

A motive for the shooting is unknown at this time. 

Police continue to investigate while searching for Turner 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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