One dead in Columbus police-involved shooting

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WTVN) -- An investigation is underway into a deadly officer-involved shooting in south Columbus.

Police say 38-year-old Jimmie Patton was shot and later died at a local hospital after he pointed a gun at them near Parsons and Southwood Avenues.

The confrontation is said to have taken place when police who responded to a 911 call about a shooter threatening neighborhood residents.

(ABC6/FOX28 and NBC NewsRadio contributed to this story.)

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