Woman dead after shooting in northeast Columbus

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COLUMBUS (WCMH) — A woman is dead after a shooting in northeast Columbus Monday afternoon.

According to Columbus Police, officers were dispatched to the 800 block of Leona Avenue at approximately 5:08 p.m. for a report of someone being shot.

When they arrived, officers found the woman, Shaniqua Turner, 29, in a vehicle suffering from a gunshot wound.

Police said Turner was driven to the location on Leona Avenue. As she was walking toward the front door of a home there, an unknown person shot Turner multiple times before fleeing the scene on foot.

The victim was taken to Grant Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead at 5:27 p.m.

There is no suspect information available at this time.

This is the 11 homicide in Columbus for 2021.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Columbus Police at 614-645-4730.

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