Manager killed, employee injured after shooting at W. Broad Street White Castle

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — Columbus police are investigating a deadly shooting on the city’s west side.  

According to the Columbus Division of Police, at about 5:58 a.m., Friday, officers were called to the White Castle restaurant at 3540 W. Broad Street on the report of a shooting.  

Amanda Rush

When officers arrived on scene, they found the manager, Amanda Rush, 30, and an employee suffering from gunshot wounds.  

Rush was pronounced dead at the scene.  The employee was taken to an area hospital in stable condition.  

Another person was uninjured when her vehicle was struck by gunfire from the suspect while driving eastbound on W. Broad Street.  

Mark Reynolds

Police say after the shooting, the suspect, Mark Reynolds, 29, ran to a Certified Station at 3204 W. Broad Street, where he was taken into custody by SWAT officers.  

According to police, after investigating, it was determined Reynolds had attempted to commit a robbery prior to the shooting, and was responsible for shooting into the PNC Bank at 3500 W. Broad Street.  

Reynolds has been charged with murder and investigators are still working to determine a motive for the shooting. 

Police continue to investigate and ask anyone with information on this shooting to call the CPD Homicide Unit at 614-645-4730 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-8477.  

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