Man Shot And Killed In East Columbus


Police were searching for a gunman after a man was shot multiple times outside a convenience store in east Columbus.

This happened at the Quick Stop in the 2700 block of East Fifth Avenue near North Cassady Avenue around 10:15 p.m. Friday.

The victim has been identified as 28-year-old Dustin J. Amoroso.

He was taken to a local hospital in critical condition, but died just before 4:30 Saturday morning.

Police have identified the suspect as 19-year-old Timothy Wofford Jr.

Detectives say that Wofford and Amoroso had a physical altercation in front of the convenience store.

Police say that Wofford then allegedly shot Amoroso several times before running from the scene.

A warrant is out for Wofford’s arrest.

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