Police: Man killed in shooting east of downtown Columbus

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Police are investigating after a man was killed in a shooting east of downtown Columbus. 

According to dispatchers with the Columbus Division of Police, officers were dispatched to the area of Mount Vernon Avenue and North 18th Street around 5:45pm on the report of a shooting.

Responding officers located a man who had been shot. Initial investigation shows that he may have been shot near the 300 block of Seemic Circle. He drove away and crashed into a parked vehicle and a brick wall. 

Investigators say that he was pronounced dead by Columbus Fire medics at 5:54pm.

The identity of the man has not been released at this time. 

Columbus Police say there are no suspects or motives. 

Anyone with information about this homicide is asked to contact the Columbus Police Homicide Unit at 614-645-4730 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-8477.

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