Person Shot To Death On Near East Side

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Police said one person died after a shooting east of downtown Columbus.

The shooting happened around 8:30 p.m. Friday near the corner of East 5th Avenue and Wellington Boulevard.

Police said an officer heard shots fired and pulled up to a group of people. Some people ran. Police said the officer held some people who didn't flee the scene at gunpoint. Several were detained for questioning.

30-year-old Emmanuel J. Hamilton was rushed to Grant Medical Center where he died 20 minutes later.

No arrests have been made.

Detectives are working to determine a motive for the shooting.

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