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Two killed in separate shootings overnight

Columbus Police are investigating after two people were killed in separate shooting incidents overnight.

Columbus Police are investigating after two people were killed in separate shooting incidents overnight.

Police were called to the 1900-block of Republic Avenue in the Linden area shortly before 2:00 a.m. Monday on a report of a shooting.

They arrived to find one victim identified as Alexander Lorms, 18, dead on the scene.

Another shooting was reported just before 4 a.m. on Olde Coventry Road on the east side.

Police found the victim, 25-year-old Keon Mitchell, suffering from gunshot wounds inside a vehicle at the intersection of Woodcrest Road and Myers Road.

He was transported to a local hospital where he later passed away.

Detectives from Columbus Police are investigating both incidents.