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Police identify man killed in north Columbus shooting

The victim was taken to Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and was pronounced dead just after 8 a.m.

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Police identify the man killed in a shooting that happened Sunday morning in north Columbus.

It happened in the 3500 block of Greenwich Street just west of Cleveland Avenue around 4:20 a.m.

Authorities found 27-year-old Josie Kamara inside an apartment with a gunshot wound.

Kamara was taken to Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead just after 8 a.m.

According to police, there was a party inside the home with about eight people in attendance.

Police said an unknown person began firing shots inside the apartment following an argument.

No arrests have been made at this time.

This is the 31st homicide of 2021 in Columbus.

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