Man shot in east Columbus dies from injuries

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Columbus Police say a man shot early Sunday morning on the city’s east side has died.

The shooting happened around 2:39am at the Photo Shop Lounge on the 1400 block of East Fifth Avenue. When officers arrived, they found a male victim, later identified as 28-year-old Dominic Davon Williams, with a gunshot wound inside the lounge.

Williams was transported to Grant Medical Center in life-threatening condition where he underwent emergency treatment. Williams succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at 7:44am.

Witnesses told police that a brief altercation occurred inside the lounge just before the shooting happened.

The shooting remains under investigation.

This is the 123rd homicide in the city of Columbus 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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