COLUMBUS (WCMH) — A shooting on the west side of Columbus has turned into the first homicide of the year, according to police.
At about 6:22am, Tuesday, Columbus police officers were called to the 5500 block of Leigh Run Court on the report of a shooting.
When officers arrived on scene they found a male suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Police say the suspect in the shooting is a male, but no other information was released.
According to police, this is the first homicide in Columbus in 2019.