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Suspect charged with murder of 22-year-old in west Columbus shooting

George Miguel's death is the 89th homicide of 2021 in the city Columbus.
Credit: (Image Source: Franklin County Jail)

A suspect has been charged with murder in the fatal shooting of a 22-year-old man in west Columbus last month.

According to court documents, 26-year-old Joshua Polk was charged in the death of George Miguel.

Officers were called to the 600 block of Wedgewood Drive on a report of gunshots around 10:45 p.m. on June 12.

After searching the area, police found Miguel shot and unresponsive just east of Wedgewood Drive in the 600 block of Kingsford Road.

He was taken to Grant Medical Center where he died.

Court documents state that Polk shot Miguel over a robbery attempt.