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Arrest Made In Fatal Shooting Of Ohio State Student

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An 18-year-old faces murder charges for the fatal shooting of an Ohio State University student over the weekend.

Police say Kintie Mitchell Jr. killed Chase Meola outside of a house party early Sunday morning after people were asked to leave. Meola, 23, was a fifth-year marketing major from Mahwah, N.J.

The university’s public safety department said Columbus Police were dispatched shortly after 2 a.m. Sunday to a reported shooting in an alley and found a man with a gunshot wound who was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officials said reports indicated that some people were asked to leave a house party in the area and an altercation occurred outside.