One dead after north Columbus gas station shooting

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — One person had died after a shooting north of downtown Monday evening.

Columbus police and medics were called out to a shooting at the Exxon Mobil station at the intersection of E. 5th Ave. and N. 9th St. at 7pm.

Police say there was an altercation that resulted in the shooting.

One victim, now identified as 17-year-old Jordan G. Martin, was found at the scene and was rushed to Grant Medical Center in critical condition. Police said he died at the hospital.

Police are actively looking for a suspect. The incident is under investigation.

This is the 72nd homicide this year. 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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