One dead after shooting in South Linden

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — One person is dead after a shooting in the Linden area.

According to the Columbus Division of Police, at about 7:13 p.m., Wednesday, officers were called to the 1100 block of Vesta Avenue on the report of a shooting.  

When officers arrived on scene, they found Shawntaye Gavin, 31, suffering from a gunshot wound.  

Gavin was taken to Grant Medical Center where he died from his injuries.  

Callers told police the shooting happened inside a vehicle.

Officers are searching for an older, four-door brown or tan sedan.

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

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