COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — A person was shot overnight Saturday in an alley near the Ohio State University campus, according to police.
A Buckeye alert was sent at 2:15 a.m. that shots were reportedly fired outside a nightclub located on North High Street.
A media release from police states the victim, an 18-year-old man, was stopped by arriving officers at North High Street and East 13th Avenue after running away from the scene.
Columbus Police say they discovered the victim was shot in the leg and was then transported to OSU Hospital in stable condition.
The victim told CPD he was in an altercation with a suspect just before 2 a.m. and shot at him before he was shot in an alley while running away, according to police.
Roughly 30 minutes after the alert to the shooting, a second Buckeye alert said a suspect was in custody which Columbus Police confirmed.
Anyone with information can contact Columbus Police at 614-645-4141.