COLUMBUS (WCMH) — A man who was found in the yard of a Linden home Sunday suffering from a gunshot wound to the head has died, Columbus police said Monday.
According to police, the 30-year-old man, identified as Robert Newbern, died at Grant Medical Center at 3:12 p.m.
Officers responded to the 1500 block of East 25th Avenue at approximately 2:05 a.m. Sunday for a report of a shooting.
Newbern was taken from the scene in critical condition.
A 20-year-old woman, who police identified as Judith A. Tatum, is in custody in connection with the shooting.
A witness at the scene told police there was an altercation before the shooting.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact Columbus police at 614-645-4730.
This is the city’s 180th homicide for 2021.