Man Killed While Trying to Stop Robbery in Columbus

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COLUMBUS, OH- The Columbus Police Department is investigating a murder that took place early Tuesday morning. Officers were dispatched to the 6100 block of Park Glen Road on reports of a shooting.

Officers found 39-year-old Joshua Moyer suffering from an apparent gunshot wound when they arrived. Medics responded to the scene, where they pronounced the victim was deceased at 4:38 AM.

“Moyer was leaving for work when he discovered a male rummaging through his wife’s car which was
parked in the couple’s driveway,” investigators said. “Moyer confronted the male and attempted to detain him until police arrived. A struggle ensued between Moyer and the male, where the male shot Moyer, fatally wounding him.”

Investigators found that the killer had broken into several cars in the area.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Columbus Police Homicide Unit at (614) 645-4730 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at (614) 461-TIPS (8477).

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