COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Columbus Division of Police is investigating a homicide that happened on the city's east side Monday.
Officers were dispatched to the 1100 block of Shady Lane Road just after 4:30 a.m.
When they arrived, officers found the victim, 22-year-old Preston Bell, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.
Medics pronounced Bell at 4:45 a.m.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Columbus Police Homicide Unit at (614) 645-4730 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at (614) 461-TIPS (8477).
This is the 199th homicide in Columbus this year.