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18-year-old killed in officer-involved shooting in far east Columbus

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Tasjon Tyreek Osbourne, 18, was killed in an officer-involved shooting in far east Columbus on the night of Wednesday. September 11, 2019 (Courtesy: Friends)

An 18-year-old died following an officer-involved shooting Wednesday night in southeast Columbus. The teen was identified Thursday as Tasjon Tyreek Osbourne.

Officers were patrolling the area of Gallant Drive and Kings Realm Avenue for a parking complaint at 8:51 p.m., Columbus police said in a written statement.

Police said "moments later," officers reported shots fired.

On Thursday, Columbus Police identified the officer as Sergeant Lee Hurst, a 13-year veteran with the Division. Sgt. Hurst was on patrol on his Division-issued bicycle.


This story is developing and will be updated as soon as more information becomes available.

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