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Police identify man shot and killed in west Columbus

Columbus police say the shooting happened on the 800 block of Wedgewood Drive early Sunday morning.
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COLUMBUS, Ohio — Columbus police have identified the man shot and killed early Sunday morning on the city's west side.

Officers responded to a report of a shooting in the 800 block of Wedgewood Drive between Eakin and Briggs Roads just after 3 a.m.

When officers got to the scene, they found a man, later identified as 40-year-old John Roby, suffering from a gunshot wound.

Roby was taken to Grant Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead.

Police are calling the shooting a "suspicious death" due to the circumstances surrounding the incident.

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