COLUMBUS, Ohio — A 19-year-old was killed in a shooting in the Hilltop area of west Columbus Wednesday night, according to Columbus police.
Officers responded to the 300 block of Whitethorne Avenue just after 10:50 p.m. for reports of gunfire.
When officers arrived, they found Dameire Thornton suffering from a gunshot wound. Thornton was pronounced dead at 11:08 p.m.
No arrests have been made and additional information was not immediately available.
This is the 15th homicide in Columbus this year.