Two injured in shooting at birthday party in northeast Columbus

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Two people are hospitalized after an early morning shooting in northeast Columbus.

According to the Columbus Division of Police, the shooting happened just before 5:09am on the 1500 block of Windsor Avenue. Police say one of the victims was dropped off by an unknown person at Riverside Methodist Hospital with a gunshot wound to the lower body. The second victim was taken to Grant Medical Center with a gunshot wound to the foot.

Police have identified the victims as Miller Lewis, 25, and Marques Slade, 28. Both victims told officers they were at a private facility on Windsor Avenue for a birthday party when gunshots were fired.

Investigators do not have any information about a possible suspect at this time. Anyone with information about the shooting is urged to contact the Columbus Police Assault Unit at 614-645-4141 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS(8477).


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