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1 dead after shooting in east Columbus

Officers are still looking for a suspect. The identity of the person who was killed has not been released.
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COLUMBUS, Ohio – One person is dead after a shooting in east Columbus, according to police.

Columbus police said officers responded to an apartment complex in the 1200 block of Brookway Avenue for a report of shots fired around 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Police said a male, later identified as 24-year-old James W. Davis, was found in a yard and taken to a local hospital where he died.

Officers are still working to determine a motive and any potential suspects in the case.

Police said another person was treated for injuries at a hospital and that the injuries were not gunshot wounds.

This is the 67th homicide in the city of Columbus this year, according to police.

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