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Police searching for suspect in deadly northeast Columbus shooting

Columbus police said the shooting happened in the 1500 block of North Cassady Avenue.
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COLUMBUS, Ohio — Police are investigating a deadly shooting that happened early Sunday morning in northeast Columbus.

Police say officers went to the 1500 block of North Cassady Avenue shortly after 1 a.m.

According to authorities, the victim, 23-year-old Shaquille Conner, and an unidentified suspect, fired shots at one another in front of the XL Lounge.

After collapsing at the scene, police say Conner was taken to Grant Medical Center and was pronounced dead at 2:39 a.m.

Police say there were several witnesses at the scene, but none were cooperative with officers.

Authorities say there is no suspect information at this time.