Police ID victim, suspect in southeast Columbus shooting

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COLUMBUS (WCMH) — A man has died after being shot Sunday afternoon in southeast Columbus.

According to Columbus Police, a caller to 911 told the operator “his friend shot him.”

The victim has been identified as Kahalil J. Swayne, 20. The suspect has been identified as Carlos Maurice Favours Jr., 21.

The shooting took place on Maybury Road in the Walnut Heights neighborhood at approximately 2:15 p.m.

Swayne was taken to Mt. Carmel East hospital, where he died from his injuries.

Favours has been charged with murder.

Police are continuing to investigate the incident, but there is no immediate threat to the public.

This is the 103rd homicide in Columbus for 2019.

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