Police say man critically shot during attempt to buy drugs

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Columbus police say a man is in critical condition after being shot during an attempt to buy drugs.

According to police reports, on Wednesday, May 29, at about 2:30 in the afternoon, David Thacker, 27, went the 1600 block of Shanley Drive to buy narcotics.

Police say that Thacker met with an unknown man who shot him in the abdomen. Thacker was transported to a local hospital by witnesses who were at the scene. Thacker is currently in critical condition. 

Columbus Police ask that anyone with information regarding this incident call the Columbus Police Assault Unit at 614-645-4141 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS(8477).

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