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Man Shot And Killed During Suspected Robbery Attempt

Police say evidence suggests man was shot and killed when he attempted to rob someone in west Columbus.

Just after midnight on Sunday, Police responded to a reported shooting on Hayden Avenue in west Columbus.

When officers arrived, they found 28-year-old David Mullins suffering from gunshot wounds. Mullins died at the scene.

At the same time, a man contacted Columbus police and admitted he shot Mullins. He told officers that he shot him in self-defense after Mullins attempted to rob him.

Police say evidence indicates Mullins was attempting to rob the shooter when he was killed.

Investigators will continue to look into this shooting.

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