One dead after shooting in North Linden

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — Police have confirmed one person is dead after a shooting on Loretta Avenue Tuesday night.

The shooting happened shortly before 11:30 p.m. Tuesday between Howey and McGuffey roads, just north of Hudson Street.

According to police, the victim, 48-year-old Kenneth Lamont Pearson was found dead in the front yard of a home.

Neighbors tell NBC4 Pearson was a well known man in the area who would often help mow lawns in the neighborhood.

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