Investigators searching for felonious assault suspect

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH)– A cash reward is being offered to anyone who provides a tip that brings an arrest in a case of felonious assault.

According to investigators, at about 12:25 p.m., October 4, a man and a woman became involved in fight in a parking lot of a carry-out store in the 900 block of E. 5th Avenue.

During the fight the man, identified as John Golden, pushed the woman in self-defense, causing her to fall. Investigators said it was at this point that another man exited the store and began to punch Golden on the head and face.

Tuesday Release Victim 11-24-15
John Golden remains in ICU with traumatic brain injury.

Golden was hospitalized, suffering from traumatic brain injury, where he remains in ICU.

The suspect is described as a black male, 5 feet 5 inches to 5 feet 6 inches tall, in his 30s, and was last seen wearing a black hooded fleece jacket, white t-shirt, blue jeans and red athletic shoes. He was seen driving a silver or gray late model Ford Fusion with a sunroof.

Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward for any information leading to the arrest and/or indictment of the person(s) responsible for this crime. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS (8477) or go to our website at and e-mail your tip. You can text a tip to “CRIMES” (274637), key word CMH.

The suspects vehicle is described as a silver or gray late model Ford Fusion with a sunroof.
The suspect’s vehicle is described as a silver or gray late model Ford Fusion with a sunroof. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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