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Columbus 37-year-old’s shooting death ruled homicide

Columbus police investigating fatal shooting

UPDATE: An autopsy released March 2 revealed Leonardo Rodriguez-Flores, 37, of Columbus died in a homicide after a gunshot to the face, the Bartholomew County Coroner’s Office says.

UPDATE: The victim in a fatal shooting the night of Feb. 26 was identified Feb. 27 as Leonardo Rodriguez-Flores, 37, of Columbus, according to the Columbus Police Department. An autopsy is set for Friday.

COLUMBUS, Ind. (WISH) – Police in Columbus are investigating a fatal Wednesday evening shooting.

According to the Columbus Police Department, officers were called to the Tool Dynamics parking lot in the 800 block of South Marr Road just at 11:15 p.m. for an injured person.

After arriving on the scene, officers found a deceased adult male with apparent gunshot wounds.

While investigating, officers found the victim’s silver-colored 1998 Honda Civic in a parking lot in the 2700 block of State Street.

Police are asking anyone who lives or has a business in that area with a surveillance camera to contact the Columbus Police Department at 812-376-2600.

No suspect information has been released.

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