Authorities: Ohio State University student from Mahwah killed in shooting near campus

Authorities say an Ohio State University student from New Jersey was killed in an early morning shooting near campus over the weekend.

News 12 Staff

Oct 11, 2020, 9:23 PM

Updated 1,340 days ago

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Authorities say an Ohio State University student from New Jersey was killed in an early morning shooting near campus over the weekend.
The university's public safety department said Columbus police were dispatched shortly after 2 a.m. Sunday to a reported shooting in an alley. It says they found a man with a gunshot wound who was pronounced dead at the scene.
Authorities identified the victim as 23-year-old Chase Meola, a fifth-year marketing major from Mahwah, New Jersey.
Officials said reports indicated that some people were asked to leave a house party in the area and an altercation occurred outside.
Columbus police are investigating and have one suspect in custody.


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