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Police seek to ID 3 suspects involved in fatal shooting of man outside of south Columbus McDonald's

The shooting happened around 9:20 a.m. in the 3500 block of South High Street.

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Columbus police are asking for assistance in identifying three suspects believed to be involved in the fatal shooting of a man outside of a McDonald's in south Columbus Saturday morning.

Officers were dispatched to the 3500 block of South High Street just before 9:20 a.m. following reports of a shooting. When officers arrived, they found 43-year-old Christopher Mateen laying in the parking lot, suffering from a gunshot wound.

Mateen was taken to Grant Medical Center in life-threatening condition. Police said he was pronounced dead at 10:03 a.m.

Credit: WBNS-10TV

According to police, initial reports indicate that Mateen was attempting to locate his stolen vehicle when he was shot.

No arrests have been made. 

Anyone with information is asked to call Columbus Police Homicide Unit at 614-645-4730 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS (8477).

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