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Police charge man with murder in double shooting in south Columbus

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One person was killed, another critically wounded in a shooting in south Columbus Monday, April 11th (WSYX/WTTE)

One person died, and one person is in critical condition after a shooting late Thursday night in south Columbus.

Police say the shooting happened on South 8th Street, near Stanaford Place, around 9:30 PM. The victim, Yashuwa Watson, who was wounded was taken to Grant Medical Center in critical condition.

19-year-old Te'Marr Wallace was pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities are investigating, and have identified the suspect as 20-year-old Krystopher Payne. He has been charged with murder.

This the city's 27th homicide of 2019.

Anyone with information on this deadly shooting is asked to contact CPD's Homicide Unit at (614) 645-4730.

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

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