Shot Spotter alert leads Columbus police to man shot and killed on Cleveland Avenue

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COLUMBUS, OH – On October 8, 2021, at 1:37 am, officers were alerted to two shots fired by ShotSpotter. Officers responded to the area and located a victim, 51-year-old John D. Moore, in the 2100 block of Cleveland Ave. Officers rendered aid to Moore until Columbus Fire Medic #18 arrived.

The victim was transported to Grant Medical Center in critical condition. Despite receiving life-saving medical treatment he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at 3:14 am. Anyone with info is asked to contact CPD’s Homicide Unit at 614-645-4730 or or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS (8477). This is the city’s 165th homicide in 2021.

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