COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — One person has been injured after a shooting near an elementary school in the Berwick neighborhood on Thursday.
Authorities responded to the 2600 block of Scottwood Road near Berwick Alternative Elementary School shortly before 9 p.m. on Thursday after report of a shooting. According to the Columbus Division of Police an unknown suspect fired multiple shots from a passing vehicle at a group of people playing basketball.
One person was transported to Mount Carmel East Hospital in stable condition after being shot in the lower body. No other injuries were reported.
The suspect fled the scene after the incident and there is no current information as to the make and model of the vehicle or what led to the shooting. Columbus police is asking anyone with information to call the Columbus Police Assault Unit at 614-645-4141 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS (8477).