One dead, one critical after shooting in South Linden

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COLUMBUS (WCMH) — One person is dead and another in critical condition following a shooting in South Linden Saturday night.

Columbus Police said officers responded to a ShotSpotter alert in the area of East 18th Avenue and Ontario Street at approximately 11:10 p.m. Saturday.

On arrival they found 30-year old Anthony Butts suffering from a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead by medics at 11:18 p.m.

Officers say they located a person of interest sitting inside a car parked at 17th and Cleveland Ave. This person had also been shot and was transported to a local hospital.

The person of interest remains in critical condition, according to police.

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