Police idenfity man killed after Refugee Road shooting during Halloween party

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Police say one person was pronounced dead after shots were fired in southeast Columbus.

According to the Columbus Division of Police, at about 10:32pm, Monday, officers were called to the 4600 block of Refugee Road on the report of a shooting.

When officers arrived on scene, they found Brian Malik Woodson, 42, suffering from gunshot wounds. Woodson would be pronounced dead on scene.

Witnesses told police Woodson was involved in a fight when he was shot. Neighbors told NBC4 10 to 12 shots were fired outside an apartment complex, and the victim was shot outside during a Halloween party.

Police say the suspects, who were seen running from the area, are two black males in their late teens or early 20s.

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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