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. 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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