COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — One man is dead and another is seriously injured after a shooting Friday outside a bar in northeast Columbus.
Around midnight, police responded to reports of a shooting near Pastimes Pub and Grill at 6481 N. Hamilton Rd., where they found shell casings and two men, 21-year-old Dermahni A. Hoston and an unnamed 25-year-old, suffering from serious gunshot wounds, according to the Columbus Division of Police.
Medics pronounced Hoston, who police found lying in the parking lot, dead on the scene at approximately 12: 14 a.m., according to police. The second victim was taken to Mount Carmel East hospital in critical condition but is now in stable condition.
Police said they identified the runaway suspect as Torodd L. Carter, of Columbus, and charged him with murder and felonious assault. A warrant was filed for his arrest.
Hoston’s death marks the 90th homicide in Columbus in 2022, police said.