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Teen dies six weeks after being shot

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) -- Police are investigating a shooting from late August that ultimately killed a teen six weeks later.

According to police, 19-year-old Joshua S. Lucas walked into Mt. Carmel West Hospital on August 27 with a gunshot wound to the upper body after he was dropped off by a car. Officials said Lucas died from his injuries a month-and-a-half later on Sunday.

Police say there are no known suspects or motives at this time.

It's the city's 99th homicide of 2017.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Columbus Police Homicide Unite at 614-645-4730 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-8477.


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