About 1:15 a.m., Columbus police found 28-year-old Zachary R. Hoeft lying between the drive-thru ordering stations of a McDonald's on the east side of the city, with a gunshot wound.
Hoeft was taken to Mount Carmel East Hospital in critical condition and was pronounced dead at 1:49 a.m.
Columbus police said no suspects or motives have been identified and the investigation is ongoing.
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The Franklin County Coroner’s Office has not confirmed if Hoeft was a Columbus resident at the time of his death.
It was the 79th homicide in Columbus this year, according to police.