Columbus carjacker shot dead by female victim

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COLUMBUS, OH – On Saturday, May 1, 2021 at 9:35pm, Columbus Police Officers were called to 1465 Oakland Park Ave. on a report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers found 24-year-old man suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

CFD Medic 18 transported the man to Riverside Methodist in critical condition, where he was pronounced deceased at 10:09 pm.

A 20-year-old woman, whose name is being withheld, was meeting with a 20-year-old male, whose name is also being withheld, in the parking lot of the carryout located at 1482 Oakland Park Ave. The couple was seated in the woman’s car when the decedent approached and placed the couple at gunpoint.

The decedent was driving away in the woman’s car when he allegedly pointed a handgun at the woman for a second time. The woman, who was armed with a handgun, shot the decedent who crashed the woman’s car across the street at 1465 Oakland Park Ave.

The decedent’s name is being withheld pending notification of next of kin. This case will be forwarded to the Franklin County Prosecutor’s office for review.

Anyone with info is asked to call CPD’s Homicide Unit at 614-645-4730 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at (614) 461-TIPS (8477).

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