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19-year-old man dies after shooting at southeast Columbus park

Investigators believe the shooting was the result of an argument between two groups at Nafzger Park.

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A 19-year-old man died after being shot at a southeast Columbus park on Saturday.

Columbus police said an officer heard shots in the area of Nafzger Park on Noe Bixby Road around 6 p.m.

A 911 caller then reported seeing the man who was shot on the ground, according to police.

When officers arrived, officers found the man, in a grassy area and rendered first aid.

The man, identified as Damarion Dawson, was taken to Mount Carmel East where he was pronounced at 7:07 p.m.

Investigators believe the shooting was the result of an argument between two groups at the park.

Police did have any information on a suspect.

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

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