Police: Man charged with murder after deadly fight in Columbus

David Reid (Franklin County Jail)

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A man is dead after a fight in Columbus, according to police.

Police said officers were called to the 500 block of East Stewart Avenue in south Columbus around 5:40 p.m. Wednesday.

The 911 caller said a man was beaten and inside a home.

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When officers arrived, they found the injured man, identified by police as 55-year-old Marcus G. Ware, and medics pronounced him dead.

Police said David Reid and the Ware had been fighting, which led to his injuries.

Reid was arrested and charged with murder.

He is scheduled to be arraigned on Saturday.

This is the 27th homicide in Columbus in 2020.