North Columbus shooting leaves one person dead

COLUMBUS (WCMH)– Police say they are investigating after one person was shot and killed in north Columbus early Monday morning.

According to Columbus Police, at about 1:44am, officers were called to the 1900 block of Republic Avenue on the report of a shooting.

When officers arrived on scene, they found Alexander Joseph Lorms, 18, suffering from a gunshot wound.

Lorms was pronounced dead at the scene.

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

 

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