COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — Columbus police have identified the victim of a fatal shooting in Hilltop.
Jorge Fernando Guevara Rodriguez, 37, died Tuesday following a shooting that occurred around 9 p.m. in the 2000 block of Springmont Avenue, according to a news release from the Columbus Division of Police.
After police arrived at the scene, Rodriguez, found suffering from a gunshot wound, was taken to a nearby hospital in critical condition. He received medical care but was pronounced dead at 9:26 p.m., police said.
Police continue to investigate the shooting and asked anyone with information to contact the Columbus Police Homicide Unit at 614-645-4730 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-8477.
Rodriguez’s death marks the 49th homicide in Columbus in 2022, according to police.