Police: Man shot, killed on city’s east side

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — An early morning shooting in east Columbus has left one man dead.

It happened around 6:52am.  According to Columbus Police, James William Edward Wade, 45, was walking along Noe Bixby Road when he was confronted by an unknown suspect and shot. When officers arrived, they found Wade lying in the yard of a house on the 5000-block of Brinwood Place suffering from several gunshot wounds.

Wade was transported to Grant Medical Center in critical condition where he was later pronounced dead.

Police do not have any suspect information at this time. Anyone with information is asked to call the Columbus Police Homicide Unit at 614-645-4730 or Crime Stoppers at 614-645-TIPS(8477) .


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