Shooting in Franklinton area leaves 1 dead

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COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Police are investigating an early morning shooting that left one person dead in Franklinton. 

According to the Columbus Division of Police, at about 6:32 a.m., Wednesday, officers were called to the 200 block of S. Central Avenue on the report of a shooting. 

When officers arrived on scene, they located the victim inside the residence suffering from a gunshot wound.  

The 68-year-old male victim was taken to Grant Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead.  

Police are withholding the victim’s name pending notification of next of kin.  

Police continue to investigate and ask anyone with information to call the CPD Homicide Unit at 614-645-4730 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-8477.  

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