COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) – An 8-year-old girl is recovering and a woman is hospitalized after a shooting at Weinland Park in north Columbus Saturday afternoon.
According to Columbus police, the shooting happened on the 1200 block of Summit Street at approximately 6:15 p.m.
The girl was taken to Nationwide Children’s Hospital in critical condition with a gunshot wound to the abdomen, with police stating she was upgraded to stable condition after surgery.
The second victim, an 18-year-old woman, was taken to Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in stable condition after being stabbed, police said.
Police believe a fight broke out and escalated, which led to the injuries.
CPD say a 28-year-old man was arrested as a suspect, charging him with felonious assault.
The investigation is ongoing.