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26-year-old woman shot and killed in south Columbus

Police said they received a ShotSpotter alert and a caller reported someone being shot multiple times.
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COLUMBUS, Ohio — A woman is dead after a shooting in south Columbus, according to police.

Columbus police said at around 5:25 p.m. Thursday, they received a ShotSpotter alert and a caller reported someone being shot multiple times in the area of 8th Street and Stanaford Place.

According to police, 26-year-old Kimberly Marcum was shot by an unidentified man who fired several shots at her. After the shooting, the man fled the scene on foot. 

Marcum was taken to Grant Medical Center in an "extremely critical" condition. She was later pronounced dead at 8:26 p.m.

Police have not made an arrest.

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