COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — One person has died after a shooting Monday night on Columbus’ northeast side.
Columbus police said the shooting took place on the 6100 block of Cleveland Avenue at approximately 11 p.m. inside the Crazee Mule Pub and Grill. The man who was shot, who police identified as 51-year-old Rudy Tirado-Gonzalez, was taken to Riverside Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 11:38 p.m.
According to the CPD, there were about six other customers in the Pub & Grill when an altercation broke out inside, which led to the shooting. In an afternoon release, police named 25-year-old Armando Flores as the suspect with a murder charge.
A large portion of the strip mall area has been blocked off and a car has been towed away from the scene, though it is not confirmed if the car is related to the investigation. No other injuries were reported.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 614-645-4730 or the Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-8477.