Man dies hours after after shooting

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH)–The Columbus Division of Police say a man has died he was found shot Thursday night near a south side home.

Police say a homeowner on Welch Avenue heard gunshots and assumed someone was trying to break into his or her home. The shooting victim was outside the home, and police say they are not sure where the actual shooting happened.

There are multiple other reports of shots fired in the area, police say.

The 34-year-old man was taken to Grant Medical Center where he later died.

Police have identified the victim, but are not yet releasing that identiy pending notification of next of kin.

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