Police investigating shooting in north Columbus that left teenager dead

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COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Police are investigating a shooting that left a teen dead overnight in north Columbus.

According to the Columbus Division of Police, at 11:53pm, Tuesday, officers were called to the area of Mallards Marsh and Avalon Avenue on the report of shots fired.  

When officers arrived on scene, they found a 17-year-old male lying on the ground suffering from gunshot wounds.  

The victim, who is not being identified by police pending notification of next of kin, was pronounced dead at the scene.  

Police continue to investigate but say there is no motive for the shooting at this time. 

Anyone with information on this case can call the CPD Homicide Unit at 614-645-4730 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-8477.  

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