Traffic Incident on I-270 Leads to Shots Fired

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COLUMBUS, OH- Columbus Police officer responded to reports of a person with a gun in the area of I270 southbound and the area of Easton Way Sunday morning.

Officers made contact with the victim, who was traveling southbound on I-270 where they observed the suspect was driving erratically. They then honked, upsetting the suspect.

“The victim stated the suspect then passed him, pulled out a black handgun, and fired one shot,” investigators said. “It is undetermined at this time if the suspect was shooting at the victim or shooting in the air.”

This incident is still under investigation. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Detective Ken Trivette of the Columbus Police Felony Assault Unit at 614-645-4740 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS(8477).

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