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1 killed in shooting in Linden area; suspect in custody

Police were called to the intersection of Cleveland Avenue and East Weber Road Saturday around 8:45 p.m.
Credit: (Image Courtesy: Columbus Division of Police)
Deshaun Cunningham, 41, is charged with murder in connection with a deadly shooting that happened in the area of Cleveland Avenue and East Weber Road.

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Columbus police have arrested a man who, officers say, is responsible for a deadly shooting Saturday evening.

Officers were called to the intersection of Cleveland Avenue and East Weber Road around 8:45 p.m.

Police found 53-year-old Michael Morefield in the parking lot with multiple gunshot wounds. 

Morefield was taken to the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at 9:34 p.m.

Columbus police arrested 41-year-old Deshaun Cunningham, who is charged with murder.

This is the 113th homicide in Columbus in 2020.