2 teens shot overnight in unrelated Columbus incidents, police say

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH)– Columbus Police officers are investigating multiple overnight shootings, including two, unrelated incidents where teenagers were shot.

A 13-year-old girl was taken to Nationwide Children’s Hospital in stable condition after being shot inside a home in the 1500 block of Sandalwood Place. Officers at the scene tell NBC4 the shots came from outside the home by an unknown suspect(s) in Forest Park West around 3:20 a.m.

Meantime in Olde Town East, police were called around 3:40 a.m. on the report of a shooting in the 400 block of S. 17th Ave. That’s where they found a 16-year-old male shot in the leg.

Officers later determined the teen was shot in a vehicle while in North Linden after an argument. He was also taken to NCH in stable condition. Police officials at the scene say no suspect information is available.

And in Eastmoor just after 12:30 a.m., 20 year old Dalevonte Vance was shot in the leg near E. Main St. and S. Weyant Ave. Vance told CPD officers that while driving east bound in the alley south of E. Main St., he saw an unknown black male wearing a jean jacket, white T-shirt, and blue jeans standing in the intersecting alley. While driving by, Vance said the person fired two shots into the passenger side his car before fleeing. He was taken to an area hospital in stable condition.

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