COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — A woman is in critical condition after a shooting Saturday evening outside a carry-out location on the west side of Columbus.
Columbus police said the shooting happened on the 1100 block of Sullivant Avenue before 5 p.m.
Columbus police officers responded to a local hospital for a walk-in shooting victim at approximately 4:56 p.m. but were told the victim, a 34-year-old woman, was taken to another hospital in critical condition.
A 40-year-old man who was with the victim at the time of the shooting told police the suspect fired several times into the back of their car, hitting the woman in the upper body.
Police and court records state another 40-year-old man, Thaer Arman, was arrested at the scene and charged with two counts of felonious assault in connection with the shooting.
In an interview with officials, Arman stated he fired a handgun twice at the trunk area of the victim’s car, per court documents. He is scheduled to be arraigned Monday morning.
The shooting remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact Columbus police at 614-645-4141.