Police: 14-year-old boy dies after shooting in west Columbus

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COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Police say a teenager has died after a shooting in west Columbus on Friday morning.

According to the Columbus Division of Police, at about 2:01 a.m., 14-year-old Elijah D. Copley, and a 15-year-old male were riding scooters along Rich Street near Dana Avenue when two unknown suspects began to shoot at them. 

Copley was struck one time and was taken to an area hospital where he later died.

The 15-year-old wasn’t injured. 

Police are investigating 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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