DAILYKENN.com --Chase Joseph Meola, age 23, was
fatally shot at a house party in Columbus, Ohio.
It appears the party was attended by students enrolled at Ohio State. It also appears the the suspect, 18-year-old Kintie Mitchell Jr., showed up at the event uninvited.
When asked to leave, reports say "a fight broke out" and Meola was shot. The victim was a fifth-year marketing student and former high school football player.
• It's another example of a promising life being terminated by an individual with a criminal history and, likely, a criminal future.
Columbus police are investigating a early Sunday morning shooting that left a 23-year-old Ohio State student dead, WBNS reports.
Police found Chase Meola shot in a parking lot around 2 a.m., and he was pronounced dead on scene near the 100 block of 14th Avenue.
Ohio State told WBNS that it’s believed there was an altercation after party-goers were asked to leave a house party in the same area.
Ohio State said Meola was a fifth-year marketing major from Mahweh, New Jersey.
Police charged 18-year-old Kintie Mitchell Jr. with murder, according to WBNS.
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