Overnight shooting leaves one dead in north Columbus

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COLUMBUS (WCMH) – Columbus police responded to a call of a shooting in North Central Columbus on Friday around 11:30 p.m. that left one man dead.

It happened on the 2000 block of Ridgeway Avenue. Police say the victim, 42-year old Michael D. Keaton, was inside a residence suffering from a gunshot wound and unresponsive. A medic pronounced him dead around 11:45 p.m.

Police are trying to find out what led up to the shooting.

This is the 36th homicide in Columbus for 2021.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Columbus Police at 614-645-4730.

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