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Police identify man killed in shooting near Sharon Woods; suspect in custody

Police were called to the 1600 block of Harvester Lane just before 7:30 p.m.
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COLUMBUS, Ohio — Columbus police are investigating a shooting in the city's north side Thursday evening that left one person dead.

According to police, they were called to the 1600 block of Harvester Lane just before 7:30 p.m. for a reported shooting.

Upon arrival, officers found 31-year-old Prince Asare suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. 

Asare was taken OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital in critical condition. He was later pronounced dead at 8:02 p.m.

After further investigation, Asare and 29-year-old Dennis Mensah were involved in an argument over a vehicle crash that happened in a parking lot in front of Harvester Lane.  

According to police, Mensah shot Asare and stayed at the scene and surrendered to the police. He was arrested and charged with murder.