Two injured in two unrelated shootings early Sunday in Columbus

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COLUMBUS (WCMH) — A woman is in the hospital after police said she was shot early Sunday morning.

According to Columbus Police, a call was received at approximately 12:40 a.m. for a shooting on the 4500 block of Dundee Avenue.

When officers arrived at the scene, they found the 29-year-old woman lying on the ground with a single gunshot wound to her upper back.

The woman said she was leaving a birthday party and when she got outside, she heard several gunshots. The victim dove to the ground and realized she had been hit.

The woman as taken to Mt. Carmel East Hospital in critical condition, but has since been upgraded to stable condition.

The woman said she did not see where the gunshots came from.

Also early Sunday morning, a second, unrelated shooting was reported on the west side of Columbus.

According to police, the call for a shooting on the 100 block of North Central Avenue was received at approximately 1:40 a.m.

The victim, a 21-year-old man, told police he was shot by a friend at a party on the 200 block of South Harris Avenue. The man declined to say who shot him.

Police said several witnesses at the scene were unable to provide any additional suspect or suspect vehicle information.

The victim, who was shot in the right knee, was treated for his injuries at the scene.

Anyone with any information on either shooting is asked to contact the Columbus Police at 614-645-4141.

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