Officer-involved shooting in east Columbus

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — Columbus Police officers responded to an officer-involved shooting at approximately 7:15 p.m. Thursday near Livingston Ave. and James Rd. in east Columbus.

Police responded to a robbery in progress outside a Walgreens where the suspect was attempting to rob an individual near their car. The victim was able to go into Walgreens and tell the clerk what was happening and that the suspect had a weapon.

The clerk called police and upon arriving, officers tried to arrest suspect, which led to an altercation between two officers and the suspect. Two officers discharged their weapons and a female adult suspect was shot in the lower body. The suspect is in stable condition.

All officers are OK. Columbus Police are assisting the Ohio Attorney General’s Bureau of Criminal Investigation.

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