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19-year-old killed in parking lot shooting of East Livingston Avenue store

The shooting happened just before 10 p.m. in the back parking lot of Thirsty's Drive-Thru, located at 4049 East Livingston Avenue.
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COLUMBUS, Ohio — A man is dead after a shooting that happened Monday night in east Columbus.

The shooting happened just before 10 p.m. in the back parking lot of Thirsty's Drive-Thru, located at 4049 East Livingston Avenue.

19-year-old Ldarrin O'Neal was found suffering from an apparent gunshot wound and taken to Mount Carmel East in critical condition where he later died just before 11 p.m.

Police said O'Neal stopped in the line at the drive-thru behind a small hatchback. 

When O'Neal was waiting, two men got out of the hatchback and one of them came to the driver's side door of his car. There was a struggle between them and shots were fired. The two men fled the scene in the hatchback. 

Authorities described the hatchback as a maroon-colored four-door vehicle with fog lights.

Police are looking for a black man with long dreadlocks, wearing a white T-shirt and jeans. 

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Columbus Police Homicide Unit at 614-645-4730 or central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-8477.