Man dies after New Year’s Day shooting

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — A 21-year-old victim of a shooting earlier this month has died, police said.

Columbus police said Robert D. Brigham, who was shot in front of an apartment building on Lilley Avenue, died Sunday morning as a result of his injuries. This is the 9th homicide in Columbus in 2016.

Police said he and 26-year-old Antonio L. Parks were both victims in the New Year’s Day shooting. They were taken to Grant Medical Center with life-threatening injuries. Parks remains in critical condition, according to police.

Investigators said the shooting occurred after a dispute in the alley north of 883 Lilley Ave.

Police have not released any suspect information, and the investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact the Columbus police homicide unit at 614-645-4730 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-645-8477. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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