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1 Person Killed In Shooting In South Columbus
Columbus police are investing a fatal shooting that happened this morning in the 500 block of Mithoff Street on the south side. Police say when they arrived they found Carlton Green suffering from a gunshot wound. He later died at Grant Medical Center.
The preliminary investigation indicates that the suspect and the victim were involved in a verbal altercation on Ann Street just prior to the shooting.
The victim walked away from the suspect and went back into his house on Mithoff Street. That’s when police say the suspect fired a volley of rounds into the house striking the victim.
No word on whether the suspect is in custody.
This is the city’s 27th homicide of the year.