18-year-old found shot to death outside Columbus home

Police investigate a homicide on Mount Vernon Avenue in Columbus on Sept. 30, 2019 (WBNS-10TV)

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Columbus police said they are investigating a homicide after an 18-year-old man was found dead outside of an apartment building on the near east side.

Police said officers were called to the 900 block of Mount Vernon Avenue just after 8 a.m. Monday for a report of a body lying outside. Officers arrived and discovered the victim had been shot.

He has been identified as 18-year-old Tashaun M. Darby.

Police said there is no suspect information to release.

If anyone has any information, they are asked to call Columbus police at 614-645-4730 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-8477.

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