Police: Father killed by son during argument in east Columbus


COLUMBUS (WCMH) — A man is dead, and his son is facing charges in connection to his death after a  shooting in east Columbus.  

According to the Columbus Division of Police, at about 10:15 p.m., Tuesday, officers were called to a home in the 5200 block of Jameson Drive.  

When officers arrived on scene, they forced entry into the home where they found Lewis A. Johnson, 76, lying on the floor suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.  

Bryan A. Johnson

Police say the victim was shot by his son, Bryan A. Johnson, 32, during an argument.  

Bryan Johson was arrested on a murder charge.  

Police continue to investigate and ask anyone with information to call the CPD Homicide Unit at 614-645-4730 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-8477.

This was the second fatal shooting in Columbus Tuesday night.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending on NBC4i.com

Today's Central OH Forecast

Get severe weather email alerts

Don't Miss

Local News

One dead, two injured in shooting near Linden market

Second group of Strauss plaintiffs asks for judge to step down

Akron shooting that left one dead, 2 injured

With central Ohio ERs busier than usual, doctor urges other avenues for non-emergency symptoms

Delaware County Fair returns in person

Overnight Weather Forecast 09-19-2021

More Local News