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One person dies after shooting outside of Columbus nightclub

One person dies after shooting outside of Columbus nightclub

Jack McLaughlin

One man has died after being shot outside of a popular downtown nightclub.

According to Columbus Police, the shooting occurred just before 1:45 a.m. on Saturday morning outside of XO Nightclub, which is located at 40 E. Long St. in Downtown Columbus.

Responding officers found 21 year-old Sylvester Watkins suffering from a gunshot wound at the scene.

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Watkins was transported to Grant Medical Center. He was initially in critical condition, but passed away on Saturday evening.

Anyone with information on the incident should contact Columbus Police Homicide Unit at 614-645-4730.

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