Woman killed in Columbus shooting

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COLUMBUS (WCMH) —Police found Jessica Skaggs, 27, unresponsive while in her car and medics pronounced her dead when they arrived.

Skaggs’ child was found in the car also, and unharmed.

The shooting happened along the 1500 block of Cordell Avenue in the Linden neighborhood around 7:38 a.m., according to Columbus police. Investigators responded to a report of a person who was ‘down and out’ in a vehicle.

This is the city’s 5oth homicide this year. No suspect information has been provided, and detectives ask that tips be rerferred to the Columbus Police Homicide Unit at 614-645-4730 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS(8477).

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