One person dead after shooting in east Columbus

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — One person is dead after a shooting in east Columbus Tuesday afternoon.

According to Columbus Police, officers responded to a report of shot fired at approximately 12:25 p.m. to discover a person lying in an alley on the 700 block of South Weyant Avenue. Officers discovered a 57-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound.

The victim was taken to Grant Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

Columbus Police are searching for two young, male suspects. Anyone with information is asked to contact Columbus Police at 614-645-4730.

This is the 103 homicide in Columbus in 2020.

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