One person dead after east Columbus shooting


COLUMBUS (WCMH)– Columbus Police say one man is dead following a shooting in East Columbus Friday morning.

According to the Columbus Division of Police, at about 12:41am, Friday, officers were called to an apartment in the 1800 block of Fountainview Court on the report of a shooting. When officers arrived on scene, they found Damion Dearius Wade, 21, suffering from gunshot wounds. Wade was pronounced dead at the scene.

Witnesses told police that Wade and the suspect got into an argument prior to the shooting. After the shooting, the suspect ran away from the scene.

Police continue to investigate and ask anyone with information to call the Columbus Police Homicide Unit at 614-645-4730 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-8477.

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