Shooting victim dies after being dropped off at Nationwide Children’s Hospital


COLUMBUS (WCMH) — A man who was shot overnight died after being dropped off at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

The shooting happened in the area of Whittier Street and Wilson Avenue around 12:20 a.m. Less than 10 minutes later, 19-year-old Sincere N. Akers walked into Nationwide Children’s.

Akers was pronounced dead at 1:13 a.m.

Police are still investigating to determine why the shooting happened. This is the 105th homicide of 2021 in Columbus.

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