Franklin County Sheriff’s Deputy shoots suspect during chase

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FRANKLINTON, OH (WCMH) — Columbus Police says shots were fired at officers in the Franklinton area Monday evening.

It happened on the 200 block of Avondale Avenue.

A Lieutenant with the Columbus Police Department said a US Marshals task force was conducting a violent crime investigation when the suspect fled on foot.

Law enforcement officials followed the suspect and a Franklin County Sheriff’s Office deputy fired their weapon, hitting the suspect.

Their condition is unknown at this time.

Dispatchers with Columbus Police say no officers were injured.Keep checking NBC4i.com for real-time updates on this story. To get alerts for breaking news, grab the free NBC4 News App for iPhone or Android. You can also sign up for email alerts.

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