Whitehall woman charged with murder in shooting death of son's father

CRYSTAL LANIER / WHITEHALL DIVISION OF POLICE
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WHITEHALL, Ohio -- A man has died after a shooting in Whitehall.

Police responded to the 4000-block of Josephus Lane Thursday night.

According to police, the victim, now identified as 53-year-old Thomas Battle, was taken to Mount Carmel East Hospital where he died.

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Officials with Metropolitan Emergency Consortium Communications tell 10TV a call about the incident was received around 6:45 p.m.

Whitehall Police charged the mother of Battle's son, 38-year-old Crystal Lanier, with murder. They arrested her at a residence on E. Mound Street in Whitehall.

She is now in the Franklin County Jail.

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