Columbus records 100th homicide of 2021 at the Patio Bar on Sullivant

COLUMBUS, OH – On July 1, 2021, at 2:08 am, officers were dispatched to 945 Sullivant Ave., the Patio Bar, on the report of a shooting. Officers arrived at scene and discovered the victim, 29-year-old Edward Hunter, suffering from a gunshot wound.

He was pronounced deceased at 2:16 am. Witnesses at the scene stated there was an altercation and the suspect produced a handgun and fired several rounds, which struck the victim.

The suspect was described as a light skin black male with his hair pulled back in a ponytail. Anyone with info regarding this incident is asked to contact CPD’s Homicide Unit at 614-645-4730 or msmith@columbuspolice.org or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at (614) 461-TIPS (8477). This is the city’s 100th homicide in 2021.

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