Man shot in Columbus after minor auto collision as roadway shooting trend continues


COLUMBUS, OH – Columbus highways and roads are becoming more deadly as drivers are being randomly shot. Another such shooting occurred last night.

Last night at 6:18pm, officers responded to an area hospital on the report of a victim walking in with a gunshot wound to the upper torso. Officers made contact with an additional victim that was in the car at the time of the shooting.

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The second victim, Tanyia Ayala-Salguado explained that she and 20-year-old Jaion Hemsley were driving in the area of E. Whittier St. / Studer Ave. when a large white SUV, driving erratically, came up behind them and bumped their car. Hemsley got out of the vehicle to ask why they bumped the car.

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That is when the passenger window rolled down and the passenger pointed a gun at Hemsley. As Hemsley started to run away, the passenger fired 3-4 times, striking him in the upper torso, then sped away. Hemsley was listed in stable condition.

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