Man shot in east side parking lot

Local News

Columbus police officers responded to a report of a shooting at 2144 Courtright Road on August 25 at approximately 4:33pm.  

Police say that they located Dejon Lockett, 24, suffering from a gunshot wound to his left thigh.

According to Columbus Police, Lockett stated that he was in his vehicle waiting to exit the parking lot when a blue, older model SUV blocked his path. Lockett told investigators that the rear seat passenger began firing multiple gunshots at him as he sat in his vehicle. He said that he exited the vehicle and ran to cover.

Investigators say that Lockett did not provide any further suspect information to the detectives. He was transported to a local area hospital in stable condition.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Columbus Police Assault Detective Adam Federer at 614-645-4011 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS(8477).

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