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1 dead, 1 suspect in custody following Monday shooting in Columbus

COLUMBUS, Ind. (IUSTV News) – The Columbus Police Department is investigating a shooting that killed one person Monday evening.

According to a Facebook post from the department, officers were called to the 2600 block of Joseph Cox Court for a report of shots fired.

CPD says that when police arrived to the area, they found a man injured with a gunshot wound. He was later pronounced dead.

Police say they arrested a person of interest who was located near the area. CPD says that officers will continue patrols around the area but emphasized there is no threat to the public.

Anyone with information in regards to the shooting is urged to contact Columbus police detectives at 812-376-2600.