Police searching for fugitive wanted for murder of Columbus woman

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

COLUMBUS, OH – Murder and felonious assault charges have been filed against 30-year-old Erich Barbee II, wanted in connection with a shooting that left one woman dead and another injured.

This Thursday, Columbus Police officers were called to the 100 block of Rodgers Avenue on the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers found 44-year-old Marissa Saultz, who died from apparent gunshot wounds. A second woman suffered a gunshot wound and was transported to a local hospital. The circumstances surrounding the shooting are still under investigation.

Anyone who knows the whereabouts of Erich Barbee II or has information regarding this incident is asked to call the Columbus Police Homicide Bureau at 614-645-4730. Tips can also be made to Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS.

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