Officer fires shot during foot chase in near east Columbus

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COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Police say no one was injured after an officer fired a shot during a pursuit of a suspect in the Olde Towne East area of Columbus.  

According to the Columbus Division of Police, at about 1:42 a.m., Friday, officers were called to the report of a domestic disturbance at a residence in the 700 block of E. Fulton Avenue.  

Police say they encountered the suspect driving a vehicle before he crashed in the area of E. Main Street and Carpenter Street.   

After the crash, a foot pursuit between the suspect and police took place, where an officer fired a single shot, according to police.  

No one was injured and the suspect was taken into custody. 

The Ohio BCI is now investigating the incident. 

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