COLUMBUS – Columbus Police said that they had a long weekend after responding to five shootings since friday and the weekend is not over yet.
A homicide investigation started the shootings at 9:50 am on 6/12 when someone was shot at the 3500 block of Ringling Ln. The victim was transported to Grant Hosptial where he was pronounced dead, Columbus Police are investigating.
The next series of shootings were in a block of six hours:
On 6/12 at 10:20 pm a man was walking down East 5th avenue when he discovered he was shot in the left arm. He ran to East 6th and North 4th where he contacted police
On 6/12 at 10:42 pm Columbus Police were called to the home of a special needs victim at 1815 Harbor road where shots were fired into his residence. The man a special needs individual was seating in the living room and was struck by a bullet in his side. He was transported to Grant Hospital in Critical condition. Hospital says that he is expected to survive but is still in that condition today.
On 6/13 at 2:58 am Columbus Police were called to West Broad street and Eureka ave on the report of a shooting. A woman was found with a gunshot wound to the chest. She was transported to grant in stable condition.
On 6/13 at 3:51 am Columbus police responded to 5812 Arborwood drive on a fight that ended in gunshots. When officers arrived the victim had been grazed on his right shin by a bullet.
Police ask if you have any information on any of these five crimes to call 614-645-4141 or Central Ohio crime stoppers at 614-461-8477