One dead following shooting in north Columbus

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COLUMBUS (WCMH) — One person is dead and another was injured following a shooting in north Columbus Sunday.

According to the Columbus Division of Police, at about 6:28pm, Sunday, officers were called to the 2200 block of Webster Canyon Court on the report of a shooting.  

When officers arrived on scene, they found Sylvonte Christopher Watkins, 20, and another male suffering from gunshot wounds.  

Watkins was transported to Riverside Methodist Hospital where he died from his injuries.  

The other male victim was taken to the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in stable condition.  

Police say the two men were standing together when they were both shot.  

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

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