COLUMBUS – Despite the warning of the danger of gunfire by Columbus Police received hundreds of reports during New Years’ 2020.
On December 30th several Franklin County police departments asked to celebrate responsibly.
“If we can prevent 1 person from firing 1 gun on New Year’s Eve that could save 1 life. Please celebrate responsibly.
Think about your family, your friends, your children before thinking about grabbing a gun,” Columbus Police Said on a Facebook post.
In 24 hours over New Years’ 2020 Columbus Police through 911 calls, and a new technology called Shotspotter police logged 341 notifications of actual gunshots.
A youtube video posted last year in Columbus shows what it sounds like in Columbus during New Year’s Eve.