Shooting leads to evacuation of west Columbus hotel; 1 person injured

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COLUMBUS (WCMH) — One man was injured and guests were evacuated from a west Columbus hotel Monday afternoon following a reported shooting.

According to Columbus Police, officers were dispatched to the Econo Lodge located on the 900 block of North Wilson Road at approximately 4:57 p.m.

The found the victim, a 30-year-old man, lying in an adjoining parking lot suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

Officers at the scene evacuated the hotel.

Officers administered aid to the victim until paramedics arrived. The man was taken to Grant Medical Center and is in critical condition after undergoing surgery, police said.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Columbus Police at 614-645-3689.

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