Another murder in Columbus this morning is 61st of the year


COLUMBUS, OH – Today, April 20, 2021, at 3:38 am, officers were dispatched to the rear of 293 E. 15th Ave. on a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located the victim, 33-year-old Dell Fields Jr., suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Fields was transported to a local hospital where he was treated for his injuries.

Despite receiving life-saving medical treatment, Fields succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at 5:36 am. At this time, the motive for this incident is still unclear.

Anyone with info is asked to contact CPD’s Homicide Unit at 614-645-4730 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at (614) 461-TIPS. This is the city’s 61st homicide in 2021.

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