Police: Suspect killed in officer-involved shooting


COLUMBUS (WCMH) — UPDATE Thursday, Sept. 12 4:35 p.m.

Columbus Police identified the suspect killed in Wednesday night’s officer-involved shooting as well as the sergeant involved.

18-year-old Tasjon Tyreek Osbourne was killed in the incident. A release from Columbus Police reports a gun was recovered from the scene.

The sergeant involved is Sgt. Lee Hurst, as 13-year veteran with the division. The release notes Hurst was on patrol on his Division-issued bicycle and is assigned to Zone 2 patrol.

ORIGINAL: Columbus Police say a suspect is dead after an officer-involved shooting.

It happened around 9 p.m. on Kings Realm Avenue, just south of Refugee Road.

According to the Columbus Division of Police, officers were patrolling in the area, investigating a parking complaint.

Shortly later, officers reported shots fired from the location.

Dispatchers say the suspect was shot and taken to Mount Carmel East in critical condition.

The suspect was later pronounced dead.

No officers were injured in the incident.

No further information was immediately available.

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