Franklin County Sheriff’s Deputy shoots suspect during chase


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 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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