Police: Man killed in South Linden shooting

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COLUMBUS (WCMH) — One man is dead after a shooting in a South Linden neighborhood.

According to the Columbus Division of Police, at about 9:19pm, Thursday, officers were called to the 800 block of E. 13th Avenue on the report of a shooting.  

When officers arrived on scene, they found Bernard R. Pettway, 50, lying on the floor of the residence suffering from a gunshot wound.  

Pettway was taken to the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center where he later died.  

Police say Pettway was shot by the suspect, Anthony Sean Shanks, 45, during a fight between the two men. 

Shanks was arrested on murder charges. 

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

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