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Warrant issued for suspect in 17th Avenue shooting

Ben Wright

More than a week after a shooting on 17th Avenue, Columbus police have identified a suspect, police said Saturday.

 A warrant has been issued for Jimmy Dozier for aggravated assault in connection with the Feb. 5 shooting of a man at 406 17th Ave. The victim was treated for multiple gunshots including a chest wound.

 Dozier may face additional charges in the shooting. Anyone with information on the shooting or Dozier should contact Cpl. Warren Fowler at 706-225-4295 or the Robbery/assault Unit at 706-653-3400.

 The suspect is considered armed and dangerous and his arrest should be left to police.