GAHANNA, Ohio (WCMH) — A suspect in what police said was an attempted home invasion in Gahanna has died after being shot Sunday night, while a second suspect remains on the loose.
The incident was reported at approximately 8:32 p.m. on the 800 block of Falcon Hunter Way.
According to Gahanna police, the resident of the home answered a knock at his door and when he opened it, a man with a gun tried to push his way in.
The resident told police he shot the suspect and saw another man flee the area.
Responding officers found two men inside the house and a third lying on the ground with a gunshot wound to his chest.
Gahanna officers performed CPR on the shooting victim until medics arrived.
The man was taken to Mt. Carmel East but was later pronounced dead at the hospital.
Police said the man who shot the suspect called 911 to report the incident. Police did not say if the gun belonged to the man or the suspect.
Police said there is no ongoing threat to the community.