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19-year-old arrested after 2 men killed in King-Lincoln Bronzeville neighborhood shooting

Omarion King is charged with two counts of murder.

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Columbus Division of Police arrested a suspect in connection with a double homicide that happened in the King-Lincoln Bronzeville neighborhood.

Members of the Columbus police SWAT Team took 19-year-old Omarion King into custody without incident Tuesday shortly before 10 p.m. He is charged with two counts of murder.

Columbus police said both victims were shot in the 1000 block of Atcheson Street on Oct. 4 around 6:20 p.m.

Officers found both men, 22-year-old Cameron Jordan and 20-year-old Eugene Daniels III, shot outside on the street. They were pronounced dead at the scene.

Their deaths are the 107th and 108th homicides in the city of Columbus this year.

This was one of three shootings in the city that happened within a six-hour period on Oct 4.

A shooting on the city's north side in the area of Morse Road and Evanswood Drive left one person critically injured around 5:40 p.m. The victim was sitting inside a vehicle when they were shot.

Later around 11 p.m., two 25-year-olds were shot during an altercation at a south Columbus apartment complex on East Morrill Avenue. One of the two men died from his injuries.

Police have not released information about a possible suspect in these two shootings.

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