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Police identify 68-year-old man killed in east Columbus shooting

Officers found Walker unresponsive inside an apartment Allendale Drive near East Livingston Avenue in May.

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Columbus police have identified a man who was killed in a shooting in east Columbus last month.  

Officers were called to an apartment in the 3000 block of Allendale Drive near East Livingston Avenue around 11:40 p.m. on May 28 for reports of a shooting. 

Inside, they found 68-year-old John Walker Jr., who police said had been shot and was unresponsive.  

Despite life-saving efforts, Walker was pronounced dead not long after officers arrived. 

Columbus police said investigators are working to determine a motive for the shooting. 

Anyone with information is asked to call the Columbus Police Homicide Unit at (614) 645-4720 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at (614) 461-TIPS (8477).