CPD: suspect killed in failed home invasion

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH)–Columbus police say an 18-year-old suspect is dead after an attempted home invasion in the Franklinton area.

According to the Columbus Division of Police, at about 2:31 p.m. Monday, officers were called the area of Rodgers Avenue and Scott Street on the report of a shooting.

Police say a man ran to his neighbor and asked her to call 911 because someone had tried to rob him and he had shot them. A police report states similarly that the suspect was in the process of a home invasion when he was shot by the homeowner.

When officers arrived on scene they found the suspect, 18-year-old Amir Jamiel Kirby, inside the home, suffering from a gunshot wound. Medics pronounced him dead shortly thereafter.

The homeowner has not been charged.

The shooting is under investigation.

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