One-Year-Old Child Harmed in Columbus Shooting

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Columbus Police Department - File Photo
Columbus Police Department - File Photo

COLUMBUS, OH- The Columbus Police Department is investigating a shooting that took place Wednesday night. Officers were dispatched to the 2600 block of Nona Road on reports of shots fired.

When officers arrived at the scene, they found a one-year-old victim suffering from injuries caused by glass that was shattered from gunfire. The child was treated by medics at the scene.

Officers also found several other residents who had been shot at. Investigators learned that the incident started as the suspect started a verbal argument at the residence. The situation escalated then the gunshots ensued.

“During the argument, the suspect brandished a firearm and fired several gunshots, striking the vehicle where the one-year-old juvenile victim was seated,” according to investigators.

This incident is still under investigation.

Anyone with further information regarding this incident is asked to call the Columbus Police Felony Assault Unit at 614-645-4141 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS (8477).

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