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Woman killed in shooting in Milo-Grogan neighborhood

Columbus police said officers were called to the shooting scene in the 800 block of Leona Avenue just after 5 p.m. Monday.
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Columbus police investigate a deadly shooting on Leona Avenue on Jan. 11, 2021.

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A woman was killed in a shooting in the Milo-Grogan neighborhood of Columbus Monday evening.

Columbus police said officers were called to the shooting scene in the 800 block of Leona Avenue just after 5 p.m.

Officers found 29-year-old Shaniqua Turner shot and medics took her to Grant Medical Center where she later died.

Police said a friend had driven Turner to a home on Leona Avenue and as Turner was walking to the front door, someone shot her multiple times.

Officers are still looking for the suspect, who left the scene.

Turner's death is the 11th homicide in Columbus in 2021.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Columbus police at 614-645-4730 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-8477.