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2 men fatally shot at bar outside of Columbus

November 15, 2017

WORTHINGTON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say two men have been fatally shot at a bar outside of Columbus.

A Worthington city spokeswoman on Wednesday identified the victims as 36-year-old Rayland Sullivan and 28-year-old Brian Farris. They were shot at Monkey’s Bar and Grill shortly before 1:30 a.m. Wednesday. Police found their bodies on the bar’s patio and both were pronounced dead at the scene.

A third person was shot in the leg and was taken to a hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

The spokeswoman says Worthington police are receiving investigative help from Columbus police.

The motive for the shooting isn’t clear and no arrests have been made. The spokeswoman says preliminary reports indicate there was an exchange of gunfire.

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