Court records: 19-year-old charged with murder in shooting near Canal Winchester


COLUMBUS, Ohio — A man has been charged in a fatal shooting near Canal Winchester on Jan. 12, records show.

According to court documents, 19-year-old Darnell Walton is charged with murder in the death of Savon Pullie. A warrant was issued for Walton’s arrest on Wednesday.

Walton is still at large as of Friday evening.

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On Jan. 12, shortly after 4 p.m., a car crashed into a home in the 6300 block of George’s Creek Drive and caused a home to catch fire.

Firefighters and police officers say there was an original call of shots fired in the area at the time of the fire.

It was later determined that Pullie died in the shooting and not the fire.

Another person was in the car with Pullie but managed to get out of the car and suffered minor injuries.

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