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2 dead, 1 in 'extremely serious' condition, following South Franklinton shooting

One person of interest is in custody.
Credit: 10TV/WBNS

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Two people are dead and one person is in "extremely serious" condition following a shooting in the South Franklinton area Saturday afternoon.

According to Columbus police, they were called to the 900 block of Eaton Avenue shortly before 3 p.m. on a report of a shooting.

When officers arrived, they found three men suffering from gunshot wounds.

Police transported a 19-year-old man and 24-year-old Kevin Williams to Grant Medical Center where they later died. 

On Tuesday, police identified the 19-year-old as Nickolas Cowans.

The third person remains at the hospital.