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Man injured in accidental shooting in north Columbus

COLUMBUS (WCMH) -- Police say one man is recovering after an accidental shooting in north Columbus.

It happened around 9:41pm Saturday on the 1300 block of Trailway Street. When officers and medics arrived, they found one man, identified as Shaquile Collins, 24, with a gunshot wound to his lower left leg.

Collins told officers he heard a single gunshot before he was hit. Investigators found out he was accidentally shot by a friend, whom police have not identified. Collins was taken to an area hospital in stable condition.

Anyone with further information about the shooting is asked to contact the Columbus Division of Police Assault Unit at 614-645-4141 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS(8477).



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