Police Identify Man Killed In Linden Shooting


One person was dead after a shooting near Linden Wednesday afternoon.

According to police, a man, identified as 41-year-old Stephen Wallington, was shot and killed in the 1300 block of East 23rd Avenue shortly before 3 p.m.

Police originally responded to the scene because of a call for a medical run. They found Wallington dead at the scene.

Police said that they thought that the shooting could have resulted from a drug-related robbery.

It was unknown if police had any people of interest in connection with the shooting.

Anyone with information is asked to call Columbus police at 614-645-4730.

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