Police: Victim shot during social media transaction in northeast Columbus

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — One person is in critical condition after a shooting in northeast Columbus. 

According to Columbus Police, at about 9:38pm, Wednesday, officers were called to the area of 21st and Ontario streets on the report of a shooting. 

When officers arrived on scene they found Kyle Haseley, 25, suffering from a gunshot wound.

Haseley was transported to Grant Medical Center in critical condition with life-threatening injuries.

Police say Haseley had come to the area to meet a seller from a social media sales site to purchase merchandise. Witnesses told officers that the suspect took money from Haseley after the shooting.

Anyone with information on this shooting is asked to call the CPD Homicide Unit at 614-645-4730 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-8477. 

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