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Police: Man found dead along Cleveland Avenue in north Columbus

Police and the city fire department were called to the 68000 block of Cleveland Avenue after 10:30 a.m. Sunday on a report of an unresponsive man.
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COLUMBUS, Ohio — Columbus police said a man was found dead along Cleveland Avenue Sunday morning and his death is being investigated as a homicide.

Police and the city fire department were called to the 68000 block of Cleveland Avenue after 10:30 a.m. on a report of an unresponsive man. 

The man, later identified as 28-year-old Charles Jones, was found near a crashed vehicle, police said.

Jones was pronounced dead at 10:50 a.m. at the scene.

Police initially said the cause of death is likely from injuries from a gunshot wound. However, on Monday, police said the cause of death is still undetermined.

His death marks the 125th homicide in Columbus this year. 

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Columbus Police Homicide Unit at 614-645-4730.