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Man suffers injuries from assault, dies in North Linden

When officers arrived on the scene, they found a man seated in a parked pickup truck suffering injuries from an assault.
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COLUMBUS, Ohio — Columbus police are investigating the death of a man in North Linden Saturday morning. 

Officers were called just before 3:55 a.m. to the 1400 block of Briarwood Avenue on a report of man found in a vehicle who was possibly dead.

When officers arrived on the scene, they found a man, who police have identified as 57-year-old Eric Young, seated in a parked pickup truck suffering injuries from an assault.

Young was pronounced dead at 4:07 a.m.

Police do not have any suspect information and are working to determine what prompted the assault and who might have been involved.

Young's death is the 139th homicide investigation of 2020 in the city of Columbus.

On October 25, 2020, another homicide was reported on the same block.  

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Columbus Police Homicide Unit at 614-645-4730 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers.