Police: Man dead in officer-involved shooting south of downtown

COLUMBUS (WCMH)–Columbus Police said one person is dead after an officer-involved shooting on Lockhurst Road on Thursday evening.

Police spokesperson Denise Alex said the person, 25-year-old Kawme Dejuan Patrick, was transported to Grant Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

She said police were called to the residence on a report of a man with a gun. Police arrived and confronted himon the lawn of the home, she said. Two officers were involved in the confrontation and multiple shots were fired, according to police.

The officers involved are Officer Cassie Scott and Officer Linda Gutierrez, police said. Both are eight-year veterans with CPD and both are assigned to the patrol bureau.

A gun was recovered at the scene.

No police officers were injured.

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