1 dead after shooting in east Columbus

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COLUMBUS, Ohio - Columbus police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened Friday night on the city's east side.

Police were called to Cushing Drive for a reported shooting. When they arrived, officers found a man lying on the ground suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transported to Mount Carmel East Hospital in critical condition, but did not survive. He was pronounced deceased at the hospital at 9:33 p.m.

Investigation revealed that the victim had driven to Cushing Drive to meet with several unknown individuals, one of whom pulled out a gun and shot him in the midst of an altercation.

Police are still investigating.

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