Person killed in south Columbus shooting, suspect considered 'armed and dangerous'

A person was killed after a shooting in the 500 block of East Welch Avenue, near Merion Village early Tuesday morning, February 6, 2018. (WSYX/WTTE)

A person is dead after a shooting in south Columbus early Tuesday morning.

The shooting happened in the 500 block of East Welch Avenue, near Merion Village. Columbus Police confirmed one person was killed. They were pronounced dead at 1:43 a.m.

Columbus Police identified the suspect as a 20-year-old man who is considered armed and dangerous.

This was the 15th homicide in Columbus this year.

ABC 6/FOX 28 will continue to follow this developing story.

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