Deadly shooting at Franklinton bar is city’s 100th homicide of the year


COLUMBUS (WCMH) — A man is dead, and police are searching for a suspect after a shooting at a Franklinton bar.  

According to the Columbus Division of Police, at about 2:08 a.m., Thursday, officers were called to a bar in the 900 block of Sullivant Avenue on the report of a shooting.  

When officers arrived on scene, they found Edward C. Hunter, 29, suffering from a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.  

Witnesses told police Hunter and another man got into a fight, when the suspect pulled a gun and fired several shots, striking Hunter.

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. 


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