One dead, one injured following shooting on Columbus’ west side

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COLUMBUS (WCMH) — One person is dead and another hospitalized following a shooting on the city’s west side Tuesday night.

According to the Columbus Division of Police, at bout 8:40pm, Tuesday, officers were called to the 5500 block of Applefair Drive on the report of a shooting.  

When officers arrived on scene, they found two men suffering from gunshot wounds.  

One the victims was pronounced dead at the scene.  

The other victim was taken to an area hospital in critical condition.  

Police are withholding the names of the victims pending the notification of next of kin.  

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

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