Woman dead after shooting in northeast Columbus

Local News

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — A woman is dead after a shooting in northeast Columbus Monday afternoon.

According to Columbus Police, officers were dispatched to the 800 block of Leona Avenue at approximately 5:08 p.m. for a report of someone being shot.

When they arrived, officers found the woman, Shaniqua Turner, 29, in a vehicle suffering from a gunshot wound.

Police said Turner was driven to the location on Leona Avenue. As she was walking toward the front door of a home there, an unknown person shot Turner multiple times before fleeing the scene on foot.

The victim was taken to Grant Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead at 5:27 p.m.

There is no suspect information available at this time.

This is the 11 homicide in Columbus for 2021.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Columbus Police at 614-645-4730.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending on NBC4i.com

Today's Central OH Forecast

More Forecast

Don't Miss

Alexa

Storm Team 4 on Alexa

W3Schools