Hilltop shooting sends 12-year-old to Children’s Hospital

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COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Police are investigating a shooting in the Hilltop area that sent a juvenile to the hospital.  

According to Columbus police, around 5 a.m., Wednesday, officers were called to the 700 block of Wiltshire Road on the report of a shooting. 

When officers arrived on scene, they found a 12-year-old male suffering from a gunshot wound to the foot. The victim was taken to Nationwide Children’s Hospital in stable condition.

Police originally said the victim was a girl, but later released the juvenile was a male.

Police says it appears the victim was inside a residence when he was shot by someone outside the home.

There is no suspect information at this time and police continue to investigate.   

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