COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — One person has been hospitalized after being shot in south Columbus Tuesday afternoon.
Emergency dispatchers said at least two callers reported a shooting near Karns Park at 2:36 p.m. An adult male was taken to Grant Medical Center in critical condition. He has since been upgraded to stable condition and expected to survive his injuries.
One caller reported the shooting on the 600 block of East Whittier Street, while the other caller reported the shooting on the 700 block of East Stewart Avenue. Police confirmed that the shooting occurred on Whittier Street, while the victim was found on Stewart Avenue.
Police did not provide information about a suspect or what led to the shooting and ask that anyone with information regarding this incident to call the Columbus Police Felony Assault Unit at 614-645-4141 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-8477.
Isabel Cleary contributed to this report.