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Police identify 37-year-old man killed in Linden area

Officers were called just before 1:50 a.m. on April 18 to the intersection of East 25th Avenue and Medina Avenue near Cleveland Avenue.
Credit: Homicide on E. 25th Avenue, WBNS - Nicki Thacker

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A man is dead after he was found shot inside a vehicle in the Linden area early in the morning on April 18, according to Columbus police.

Officers were called just before 1:50 a.m. to the intersection of East 25th Avenue and Medina Avenue near Cleveland Avenue.

Authorities located the man, identified as 37-year-old Jamaal Dixon, in the south alley of E. 25th Avenue suffering from a gunshot wound.

Dixon was taken to Grant Medical Center where he was pronounced dead at 2:19 a.m.

Information about a suspect has not been released.

This is currently the 59th homicide in Columbus, Ohio for the Calendar Year 2021.