Father accidentally shoots son in northeast Columbus

COLUMBUS (WCMH) – Police say a teen was accidentally shot by his own father Tuesday morning.

It happened just after 6 a.m. on Skywae Drive in northeast Columbus.

According to Columbus police, a teen was taken to an area hospital in stable condition after he was unintentionally shot in the leg.

Police said Tuesday that the teen’s father, Biyaga Ceesay, originally told police that a stranger shot his son, but later said he thought the teen was an intruder and shot him.

Ceesay was transported to Franklin County jail and charged with misdemeanor charges of domestic violence and assault. He will be arraigned Wednesday morning.

Assault squad detectives are handling the investigation.

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