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2 men fatally shot in Galloway attempted robbery

The names and ages of the victims have not been released.

GALLOWAY, Ohio — The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office has identified two men who were shot and killed last week in Galloway.

On May 27, the sheriff’s office received a 911 call around 11:35 p.m. to report a shooting in the 300 block of Idlebrook Place.

Responding deputies found two men who had been shot multiple times inside a residence. Medics from the Prairie Township Fire Department pronounced both dead at the scene.

The victims were identified as 19-year-old Trintan Mendoza of Columbus and 21-year-old Francisco De Jesus Rodriguez of Galloway. Both had recently been living at the address, according to the sheriff’s office.

Investigators discovered that two unknown male suspects entered the home and fired multiple times in an apparent attempted robbery. The suspect fled the scene immediately after.

No arrests have been made and no other information about the suspects is known at this time.

If anyone has information regarding these murders, they are asked to call the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office Detective Bureau at 614-525-3351. You can remain anonymous.   

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