COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Police say a man was killed after forcing his way into a northeast Columbus apartment and exchanging gunfire with an occupant.
According to the Columbus Division of Police, just after 2:30 a.m., Wednesday, officers were called to an apartment in the 2300 block of Northland Square Drive South on the report of a shooting.
When officers arrived on scene, they found Carlos Garner, 36, and a 23-year-old man suffering from gunshot wounds.
Garner was taken to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The unidentified man was taken to a local hospital in stable condition.
After an initial investigation, police say it appears Garner forced his way into the apartment, where he exchanged gunfire with the unidentified man, wounding each other.
A woman and a baby who were inside the apartment at the time, where not injured.
No charges have been filed, according to police, and the case has been forwarded to the Franklin County Prosecutor’s Office.
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.