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16-year-old dead, man injured in Franklinton shooting

This is the 79th homicide of 2021 in Columbus.

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A 16-year-old boy was killed and a man was injured in a shooting in Franklinton on Monday. 

Columbus police say the shooting happened just after 7 p.m. in the 1400 block of West Broad Street just east of Central Avenue.

Police say 16-year-old Ty-Sean Finch was found shot and unresponsive. Finch was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 7:33 p.m.

The  adult male who was shot was able to make it roughly a mile before he was found in the 200 block of South Princeton Avenue. He is expected to recover from his injuries.

According to police, the incident started as a fight which led to the shooting.

Police say the Finch and the man are believed to be relatives.

Officials have not released any information on a suspect. 

This is the 79th homicide of 2021 in Columbus.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call the Columbus Police Homicide Unit at (614) 645-4730 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at (614) 461-TIPS (8477).