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Police ID Victim Of Columbus' 127th Homicide Of 2020

Columbus police say an Ohio State University student was killed in an early Sunday morning shooting near campus. 

The victim is identified as 23-year-old Chase Meola of New Jersey. Police reports indicated some people were asked to leave a house party in the area and an altercation occurred outside. Police have charged 18-year-old Kintie Mitchell Junior with murder.  It's the city's 127th homicide this year. 

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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