Columbus Police investigating city’s 100th homicide of the year

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — Columbus Police say they are investigating the 100thhomicide of the year after a teenager was shot and killed on the east side of Columbus.

According to police, 19-year-old Shai-Kee Shikary Ray Allen was shot around 6:10 p.m. Saturday near the 2700 block of East 6th Avenue.

Officers say they were notified of the shooting after Allen had been taken privately to OSU East Hospital around 9:30pm. Allen was pronounced dead at 9:32pm.

Police say they do not have any suspect information at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Columbus Police Homicide Unit at 614-645-4730 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS(8477). provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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