One Dead, Two in Critical Condition After Columbus Shooting

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COLUMBUS, OH- The Columbus Police Department is investigating a shooting that took place at the 1800 Block of Fairmont Avenue on Wednesday. Officers were dispatched to the area on multiple reports of a shooting.

Upon arrival, police found two victims needing medical assistance. Both victims were transported to Grant Medical Center, where one was pronounced deceased and the other in critical condition.

Another victim was found a short distance away from the scene and was transported to The Ohio State University Main Hospital in critical condition. Both victims in critical condition are expected to survive their injuries.

According to police, “Witnesses stated that there appeared to be a fight that lead to the shooting. This incident is still under investigation”.

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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