Police Identify Body Of Teenage Shooting Victim Found Dead On Sidewalk

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Police are investigating a homicide on Oakwood Avenue and Forest Street in east Columbus.

Dispatchers told 10TV that the body of a shooting victim was found on the sidewalk shortly after 7 a.m. Thursday.

Authorities said that a male victim, identified Thursday evening as 17-year-old Lamont Frazier, was shot in the upper body outside of a vacant home.

Road crew workers discovered the body on the sidewalk.

Police are still trying to determine more information about the victim and the motive for the shooting.

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