Police identify man killed in southeast Columbus shooting

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COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Police have identified the man killed in a southeast Columbus shooting, and the man accused of his murder.  

According to the Columbus Division of Police, at about 4:02 a.m., Friday, officers were called to the 3000 block of Kimberly Parkway N, on the report of a shooting.  

When officers arrived on scene, they found Kenneth Palmer, 31, suffering from a gunshot wound.  

Palmer was taken to an area hospital where he later died from his injury.  

Police say Palmer was attending a New Year’s Eve party being hosted by Derrick Green, 30, when the two became involved in a dispute.  

According to police, Palmer left, but returned later and during a second dispute, Green shot Palmer.

Green has been arrested and police charged him with murder.   

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

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