Cold case: Woodland Avenue deadly shooting remains unsolved

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — Police are asking for the public’s help solving a homicide from earlier this year.

Columbus police responded to reports of a shooting the evening of Oct. 8 at 379 Woodland Ave. When they arrived on scene, they found the body of 36-year-old Marc Davis, who had appeared to be shot multiple times inside his apartment. He was pronounced dead at the scene Investigators said Davis was a caring uncle of several young nephews and nieces who do not understand the tragedy of this matter, and who still ask for him.

Investigators have information on two suspects, but are asking the public for help further identifying or locating these men. Both men were seen fleeing the apartment at the time of the shooting. Neighbors reported seeing the two leave in a bright red SUV. One was described as a black man in his late 20s with dreadlocks. The second was described as a black male possibly in his late teens.

Central Ohio Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward for any information leading to the arrest or indictment of the people responsible for this crime.  Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS (8477) or go to website at to e-mail a tip. Tips can also be sent by text to to “CRIMES” 274637, key word CMH.

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