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Updated – Police Release Name of Officer Involved Shooting Suspect that Stole Car from Lancaster


Columbus, Ohio – A high-speed chase through Columbus on Wednesday afternoon left a suspect in custody and injured while a Columbus Police sergeant sustained injuries and is in stable condition.

The Chase:

On Wednesday, February 7, 2024, at approximately 3:23 pm officers responded to a report of a stolen vehicle in the 1700 block of East Dublin Granville Road. The caller reported spotting their 2015 Toyota Camry, which was stolen from Lancaster, driving in the area. Officers located a matching vehicle and attempted a traffic stop, but the driver fled.

The Incident:

After a brief pursuit, Columbus officers disengaged from the vehicle. However, they later located it again at a gas station and then in the parking lot of the Huntley Square Shopping Center. The suspect allegedly began driving erratically, striking a Columbus Police sergeant in the process. The sergeant fell onto the hood of the vehicle and discharged their firearm into the suspect. The vehicle continued through the parking lot with the sergeant still on the hood, before exiting and striking two other vehicles head-on while attempting to flee.

Injuries and Investigation:

The suspect, identified as Holly Lynn Graham, sustained injuries and is in serious condition at Riverside Hospital. She has been charged with felonious assault along wiht other pending charges. The two individuals struck by the suspect in the road sustained minor injuries. The Columbus Police sergeant was transported to Grant Hospital in stable condition.

The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation is investigating the officer-involved shooting. Due to Marsys Law, the identity of the involved sergeant is not being released, but they are a 10-year veteran of the Columbus Division of Police.

This is an ongoing investigation. No further information is available at this time.