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.