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Ohio man accused of killing man in parking lot

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Police in central Ohio say a man drove his car into a couple walking in a strip mall parking lot after an argument, killing a man and critically injuring his wife.

Columbus police charged the driver with murder Friday.

Police say the couple had gotten into an argument with a female driver and that a man she knows then got involved.

An officer says the man got in his car, sped toward the couple and hit two parked cars before striking the 34-year-old man and his wife.

Columbus police officer Christ Holzhauser tells The Columbus Dispatch that what happened was no accident.

Witnesses tell the newspaper that the driver jumped out of his car after the crash and yelled "self-defense."

 

Information from: The Columbus Dispatch, http://www.dispatch.com/

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