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27-year-old man shot and killed while riding in car in southeast Columbus

Malik Price was in a car at the intersection of Courtright Road and Petzinger Court when the suspects in another car reportedly opened fire.
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COLUMBUS, Ohio — A 27-year-old man was shot and killed while riding passenger in a car in southeast Columbus Thursday afternoon.  

Columbus police responded to Mount Carmel East shortly after 4:50 p.m. for reports a person had been shot. 

According to a release, Malik Price was in a car at the intersection of Courtright Road and Petzinger Court when the suspects in another car reportedly opened fire, striking Price. 

Price was driven to Mount Carmel East in critical condition, where police said he later died. 

Officers are investigating and say it is unclear at this time what led up to the shooting. 

Anyone with information is asked to call Columbus police at 614-645-4730 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-8477. 

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