One dead after southeast Columbus shooting


COLUMBUS (WCMH) — One person is dead after a shooting in southeast Columbus Monday night.

According to the Columbus Division of Police, around 10 p.m., Monday, officers were called to the 2100 block of Haviland Drive on the report of a shooting.  

When officers arrived on the scene, they found the victim, identified as 43-year-old Donnie R. Ferguson, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was taken to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead.  

A confrontation with another person earlier in the day may have led to the shooting, police say.  

This is the 143rd homicide in Columbus for 2021.

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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