COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH)– One person is dead, another injured after a Tuesday morning shooting in Columbus’ Southern Orchards neighborhood, according to Columbus Police officers.
CPD investigators said two people entered the home at 815 S. 22nd Street around 3:30 a.m. and shot 18-year-old Waki Malik Bryant and 26-year-old Edward Jamal Miller.
Officers say both were taken to Grant Medical Center from the shooting scene. Bryant died on the way to the hospital. Miller is in stable condition and is expected to recover.
Witnesses described one suspect as a black male with dreads, approximately 5’.05”, wearing a white t-shirt, tan pants, black and white shoes, and a ski mask. The other is described as a black male with facial hair containing gray patches, approximately 6’.02”, wearing a green jacket, blue jeans and a black hat.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Columbus Police Homicide Unit at 614-645-4730 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS (8477).