Shooting in Hilltop leaves man dead


COLUMBUS (WCMH) — A man is dead after a shooting in the Hilltop section of Columbus Tuesday night.

According to the Columbus Division of Police, just after 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, officers were called to the area of Columbian and Sullivant avenues on the report of a shooting.  

When officers arrived on scene, they found Billy Sanders, 30, suffering from a gunshot wound.  

Sanders was taken to Grant Medical Center where he died from his injury.  

Police say Sanders and an unidentified male were arguing when a shot was fired, fatally wound Sanders. The male ran from the scene after the shooting.  

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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