Man fatally shot on Near East Side

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A man has died after being shot Monday night in a Near East Side neighborhood, Columbus police said.

Columbus police and fire paramedics were called at 10:15 p.m. to the 300 block of Stoddart Avenue, located south of Franklin Park.

The man was taken in critical condition to OhioHealth Grant Medical Center, where he died.

A person was taken into custody at the shooting scene, police said.

No further information about the shooting was immediately available late Monday night.

The homicide was the 66th in Columbus this year.

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