COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH)–Deputies in Franklin County are searching for two suspects after a man was shot and killed in a possible robbery Thanksgiving Day.
According to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, at about 5 p.m. November 26, deputies responded to an alleyway next to 29 Volney Avenue on the report of a person shot.
Deputies said 47-year-old Glen Allen Stepp met a group of individuals in the alley, when one of them brandished a handgun and shot Stepp twice in the upper body.
Stepp was transported to Mount Carmel West Hospital where he died from his injuries.
Deputies are searching for two suspects in connection with the shooting. The first suspect is described as a black male, 6 feet to 6 feet 3 inches tall, 180 to 200 pounds in his late teens to early 20s. He has short curls or dreadlocks and was last seen wearing a red shirt, red pants, a black jacket and basketball shoes.
The second suspect is a black male, 5 feet 7 to 5 feet 9 inches tall, 160 to 180 pounds in his late teens to early 20s. He has short hair and was last seen wearing black pants, a gray shirt, a dark coat and basketball shoes.
According to deputies, the motive for the shooting may have been robbery.
Anyone with information on this case can call the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office Detective Bureau at 614-525-3351.