COLUMBUS (WCMH) — A shooting victim has died following gunfire in the South Linden neighborhood.
Police were called to the scene on the 1200 block of East 21st St. around 10:53 a.m. Wednesday.
Medics transported 19-year old Tanknai Houpe to a local hospital in critical condition; he later died from injuries to his back and chest area.
Police say the victim and a 19-year old woman were walking in the area of Cleveland Ave. and E. 21st Ave. when a black four-door sedan passed them and the occupants fired multiple gunshots. The woman was not hurt.
CPD asks anyone with information on this homicide to call 614-645-4730 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS (8477).