Argument over video game console sale ends in gunfire

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COLUMBUS (WCMH) — An argument over the price of a video game console led to a shot being fired in east Columbus.

It happened around 3:19pm on the first block of South Hampton Road.

According to Columbus police, the victim, Laquans Smith, was arguing with another person over the price of a game console he was selling. The suspect then pulled out a handgun and fired a single shot, striking Smith.

Smith was taken to an area hospital in stable condition.

The suspect left the area after the shooting.

Anyone with information is asked to call Columbus police at 614-645-4141.

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