Murder suspects arrested for shooting in January

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — Columbus Police have arrested 24-year-old Daniel Ratliff for a murder that occurred on January 15.

On January 15, at 5:24 a.m., Columbus Patrol Officers were dispatched on an injury accident with a vehicle that crashed into a home. Upon arrival, officers found a vehicle that struck a utility pole, and inside the vehicle were two victims that were suffering from gunshot wounds. The female victim, Shaulette Drain, was transported to an area hospital in stable condition and recovered from her injuries.

The male victim, Christopher Santiago, was pronounced dead at the scene at 5:34 .am.

Multiple shell casings were recovered from the incident, and ShotSpotter identified multiple gunshots in relation to this incident.

On July 28, Drain was arrested for murder in connection with this homicide.

On August 12, police say Daniel Ratiff was arrested for murder in connection with this homicide as well.

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