COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) – One person is dead and a second injured following a shooting in south Columbus Sunday afternoon.
Columbus police dispatchers said officers responded to an apartment complex on the 200 block of Buffalo Court at approximately 4:57 p.m., where officers found two adults suffering from gunshot wounds.
Police said one person was found inside a gray sedan that had crashed into a tree. That person was suffering from a gunshot wound and was pronounced dead at the scene at 5:06 p.m.
The second person was found in a nearby apartment, also suffering from a gunshot wound. That person was taken to Grant Medical Center in critical condition, but later upgraded to a stable condition.
According to police, the incident started when the person killed was in the car in a nearby parking lot when an unidentified man approached the car. The deceased person and the man had a brief conversation when they were approached by the second victim. Police said it was a that point that a gun was fired, with the person in the car driving off and then hitting the tree.
There is no suspect information available at this time.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact Columbus police at 614-645-4545.