COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — One person is in critical condition after being shot in the University District section of Columbus.
According to Columbus Police, at about 8:09 p.m. Tuesday, officers were called to the area of E. 7th Avenue and Indianola Avenue on the report of a shooting.
When officers arrived on scene, they found a 23-year-old man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, sitting inside a vehicle that had crashed into a residence.
The victim was taken to an area hospital in critical condition.
After investigating, police say the victim was inside his vehicle when a male suspect and another person confronted him, and the shooting occurred. The victim attempted to drive away during the shooting but crashed his vehicle because of his injuries.
Police continue to investigate and ask anyone with information to call the CPD Felony Assault Unit at 614-645-4141 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-8477.