Police investigating officer-involved shooting in north Columbus

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COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Police in Columbus are investigating an officer-involved shooting that happened Monday afternoon in north Columbus.

According to Columbus Police, the shooting happened in the area of Karl Road and Evaline Drive at a home police have been called to several times this month alone.

Columbus Police have identified the suspect shot as Roddale Garmany, 27. He is listed in stable condition at a local hospital.

With police surrounding his home, Garmany’s mother discussed her son’s relationship with his girlfriend as police worked to determine what led to the shooting.

“Their relationship was just toxic,” said Lanita Garmany.

Roddale Garmany

Police said they were responding to a domestic dispute call when they said there was an altercation with Garmany, who was shot by one officer.

“I was informed that there was some type of court order — whether it be a stay away or an actual violation of a protection order — we’re still trying to verify that, but because of the history at this address of domestic violence between the two individuals, it has been an ongoing issue. so this is definitely not the first time we’ve had to address it here,” Columbus Police Sgt. James Fuqua said.

No officers were injured, according to Fuqua.

The shooting happened near St. Francis DeSales High School.

Garmany’s mother is well aware of what will happen to her son once he’s released from the hospital.

“I know where he’s going from here,” she said. “He’s going to jail. That’s where he’s going.”

Police said Garmany will be charged with domestic violence and assault.

Police are continuing to investigate the incident.

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