Man, 26, Dead After East Side Shooting


One person is dead following a shooting on the east side of Columbus on Monday afternoon.

According to police, a 26-year-old man identified as Malik West was shot at about 4 p.m. in the 1200 block of Atcheson Street.

The person was taken to Grant Medical Center in critical condition and later pronounced dead.

Police said that they believed the shooting was a result of a robbery.

The motive behind the shooting was not immediately released.

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