1 dead in near east side Columbus shooting


COLUMBUS, Ohio – One person is dead after a shooting on the near east side of Columbus.

Police said officers were called to the area of Mount Vernon Avenue and East 18th Street around 5:45 p.m.

Investigators believe the man was shot near Seemic Circle. According to police, he drove away and ended up crashing into a parked vehicle and brick wall before coming to a rest.

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The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police identified him as 42-year-old Dwayne Lamont Madison.

Police say at this time, they have no known suspects or motives.

Anyone with information regarding this homicide is asked to contact the Columbus Police Homicide Unit at 614-645-4730 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-8477.

This is the 92nd homicide of 2018 in the city of Columbus.