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27-year-old woman killed in east Columbus shooting

Police said the shooting happened in the 1900 block of Maryland Avenue around 7:30 p.m. Monday.
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COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A woman is dead after a shooting that happened Monday night in east Columbus.

Police said the shooting happened in the 1900 block of Maryland Avenue around 7:30 p.m.

When officers arrived, they found a woman, identified by police as 27-year-old Kaykamia Ruffin, suffering from a gunshot wound. Medics transported her to a local hospital where she later died.

Police did not provide suspect information.

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-TIPS.

This is the 45th homicide in Columbus in 2020.