COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) – One woman has died, another is in serious condition after a double shooting in west Columbus early Thursday morning.
According to police at the scene, officers responded to the shooting at around 3 a.m. and found two women shot at a home on Rodgers Avenue, near West Gay Street in Franklinton. One woman listed between the ages of 30 and 50, was pronounced dead at the scene, the other, 29, was taken to Grant Medical Center and is in serious condition.
Police said the surviving victim crawled out of a window and called for help from the roof of the home. Police are currently looking for a male suspect, who reportedly lives at the residence. The deceased victim’s name is being withheld pending positive identification by the Franklin County Coroner’s office and the notification of next of kin.
The area of Rodgers Avenue, including the intersection of West Gay Street and Rodgers was closed during the morning investigation, but the area has since reopened.
Anyone with information regarding this incident, is asked to call Columbus Police Homicide Unit at (614) 645-4730 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at (614) 461-TIPS (8477).