2 men shot, 1 fatally, in attempted robbery Christmas night

WHITEHALL, Ohio (AP) – Police in suburban Columbus say one man was killed and another injured when they were shot during an attempted robbery.

The shooting in Whitehall just east of Columbus happened late Friday evening.

Whitehall police say 36-year-old Darrell Harding was found dead of at least one gunshot wound in an apartment parking lot.

Police say 36-year-old Alton Jones was found nearby with a gunshot wound to his hand.

The two were together when someone tried to rob them around 11:30 p.m.

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