Do You Recognize Him? Police Say He’s a Person of Interest in Barbershop Murder

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COLUMBUS, OH – The Columbus Police Department is asking the public for assistance in identifying a man who is reported to be a person of interest in today’s barbershop murder.

The shooting claimed the life of 51-year-old barber Lawrence Jefferson. Another barber working in the shop at the time of the shooting was not hurt.

“Detectives would like to identify this person of interest in the fatal shooting of Mr. Lawrence Jefferson at the barbershop on North Meadows Blvd this afternoon,” the department said.

Call the Columbus Police Homicide Unit at (614)645-4730 or Detective T. Kelley at (614)645-0907 with any information on this individual. Crime stoppers can also be utilized for anonymous tips at 614-461-TIPS (8477).

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