Shooting Victim Dies After Walking Into Backyard In Southeast Columbus


UPDATED: Monday May 5, 2014 5:17 PM

Police are investigating a fatal shooting where the victim was discovered in southeast Columbus.

Authorities have been told by people at the scene that the victim walked into a backyard in the 1800 block of Pannell Avenue just before 4 p.m.

The victim collapsed and died at the scene, according to witnesses.

One neighbor told 10TV that shots were heard in the neighborhood before the victim was spotted.

Police were trying to determine exactly where and when the shooting may have occurred.

A woman at the scene told 10TV the victim was a father of two small children.

The name of the victim was not immediately released.

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