COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — A minor was shot near Columbus State Community College Monday evening.
According to 911 dispatchers, police responded to reports of an injury and auto accident at Cleveland Avenue near East Spring Street in downtown Columbus shortly after 6 p.m. One person, a 16-year-old boy, was taken to Nationwide Children’s Hospital in “serious condition” with a gunshot wound to his left shoulder area.
In addition to the victim, officers also encountered two crashed cars at the scene. Police did not say if the crash is related to the shooting nor did they release any suspect information.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Columbus Police Felony Assault Unit at 614-645-4141 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS (8477).