Suspect in custody following officer-involved shooting on Cassady Avenue

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COLUMBUS (WCMH) — A suspect is in custody following an officer-involved shooting late Friday night in Columbus.

The shooting occurred at 11:45 p.m. in the 1600 block of North Cassady Avenue when officers attempting to break up the fight between patrons while working special duty at Xperience Lounge, 1536 Cassady Ave.

During the altercation, the suspect retrieved a gun from a vehicle and fired shots.

One officer returned fire at the suspect and the suspect fled on foot.

Police have identified the officials involved in the shooting as Officer James Ridley, a 6-year veteran and who is assigned to the patrol subdivision.

A possible suspect was detained by responding patrol officers. The name of the suspect has not been released.

No injuries were reported at the scene out of the incident.

The shooting remains under investigation.

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