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One dead after Short North shooting

One dead after Short North shooting

Jack McLaughlin

A man was found dead behind a Short North convenience store early this morning.

According to Columbus Police, officers were dispatched at 1:48 a.m. to a convenience store located on the 800 block of N. High St. in the Short North following the report of a shooting.

One man was found at the scene with a gunshot wound. He was declared dead at 1:55 a.m. Police are holding his name until next of kin can be notified.


This marks the third Short North shooting in a roughly one-month span. One incident occurred in the early morning hours of June 19 on the 900 block of N. High Street. The other took place on June 26 on the 700 block of N. High St.

Police have released a photo of a suspect. Anyone with information about the incident should contact Columbus Homicide at 614-645-4730 or Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-8477.

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