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Bullet through wall kills man on far west side

Bullet through wall kills man on far west side
Posted September 23rd, 2013 @ 7:51am by The Associated Press

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) --Columbus police say a man has died after being struck by a bullet that passed through the wall of a neighbor's apartment on the far west side.

Officers responding to Burnham Dr. on a reported shooting just before 1 p.m. Sunday found Jonathan Gardner suffering from a single gunshot wound. He was taken to Mt. Carmel West Hospital, where he died.

Police say a person in a nearby apartment accidentally fired a round from a handgun which went through a wall, striking 28-year-old Gardner.

The person who fired the gun has been identified but has not been charged by police.

An investigation into the shooting is continuing.

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