COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — One person is dead after a shooting in the Hilltop neighborhood Friday night, according to Columbus police.
Officers responded to reports of a shooting near Westgate Park at the 3000 block of Wicklow Road around 10:20 p.m. Police say they received multiple 911 calls of vehicles chasing each other and shooting at each other.
Police say officers were directed to Parkside Road and South Roys Avenue where they found one man sitting in a car with a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at 10:42 p.m.
A second man was also in the vehicle during the shooting but was not injured.
This is the 88th homicide in Columbus in 2022 as officers continue to investigate.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Columbus Police Homicide Unit at 614-645-4730.