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45-year-old Tamieka Ross was shot and killed by Sinnea Thomas

Tamieka Ross, 45, was fatally shot in Columbus on Sunday evening. 50-year-old Sinnea Thomas was arrested in connection to the deadly incident.



On Sunday, January 8, 2023, Columbus Police officers were called to 700 block of Butler Avenue on a report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers found Tamieka Ross suffering from gunshot wounds.

Columbus Fire pronounced the victim dead a short time later.

The 45-year-old victim and Sinnea Thomas live together and had been arguing throughout the day.

The argument eventually escalated into a fight when the 50-year-old suspect fatally shot the victim.

Thomas then left the scene, but later came to Columbus Police headquarters and surrendered.

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