COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH)–One person is dead and another person is in critical condition after being shot on the city’s east side Thursday evening.
Officers were called to the scene of a shooting near the 500 block of N. Champion Ave around 8:43 p.m. Thursday. Two men were found with gunshot wounds and taken to Grant Medical Center, where one of them was later pronounced dead. Police say the second man is still in critical condition.
Neither of the victim’s identities have been released at this time, and no suspect information is currently available. This marks the 203rd homicide in Columbus this year.
The Columbus Division of Police continues to investigate. If you have any information regarding this case, you are asked to contact the Columbus Police Homicide Unit at (614) 645-4730.