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CDP Officials ID Suspect Killed By Cop

Columbus police have identified the man shot and killed by officers Wednesday night on the southeast side. 

Police say 18-year-old Tasjon Osbourne was a suspect in a parking dispute near Kings Realm Avenue and Gallant Drive, and a suspect in a vehicle crash into a Gallant Drive home. Police say shots had been fired, and a gun was recovered at the scene. They did not say if Osbourne was the driver or a passenger in the car that crashed. Sergeant Lee Hurst is identified as the officer who shot Osbourne.  He is on paid leave. 

Jim has been with WCBE since 1996. Before that he worked as a reporter at another Columbus radio station, and for three newspapers in Southwest Florida.
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