1 critically injured in east Columbus shooting

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COLUMBUS, Ohio - One person is in critical condition after a shooting in east Columbus, according to police.

Officers responded to the area of East Main Street and South James Road just before 9:40 p.m. Wednesday.

According to investigators, the 23-year-old victim was walking with two friends when people began shooting.

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The victim ran to James Road and Main Street where he collapsed. He had a single gunshot wound to the chest.

Police said the person was taken to Grant Medical Center in critical condition, but he is expected to recover from his injury.

Police have a very limited description of the suspects.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Columbus Police Assault Detective Pappas #1639 at 614-645-4141 or central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS(8477).