One dead, three injured in drive-by shooting during vigil for murder victim

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COLUMBUS (WCMH) — One person is dead and three others were injured in a drive-by shooting in south Columbus, according to police.

It happened in the 200 block of East Barthman Avenue just after 9pm.

One victim, later identified as 32-year-old Chaz Robertson was taken to Grant Medical Center. He was pronounced dead.

Three others were taken to area hospitals in stable condition. One of those victims was a 9-year-old child.

The shooting took place during a vigil for Brandon D. Meeks, who was shot and killed on Monday.

No motive or suspect is known at this time. Anyone with information is asked to contact Columbus Police.

This is the 132nd homicide of 2017.Keep checking NBC4i.com for real-time updates on this story. To get alerts for breaking news, grab the free NBC4 News App for iPhone or Android. You can also sign up for email alerts.

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