Gunman opens fire on car in Hilltop neighborhood

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Three people escaped without injuries after someone fired more than a dozen shots at their car in west Columbus.

It happened around 11pm behind a home on the 2200 block of Sullivant Avenue.

According to Columbus police, J’Kuan Wells, 24, Shania Thomas, 19, and Mah’Lom Ransom, 22, were sitting in a car behind a relative’s house when someone started shooting.

Neighbors described hearing around 20 shots.

The car was struck at least three times, but nobody inside was injured.

Police swarmed the area with guns drawn just after the shooting, hoping to find the shooter. No suspects have been identified. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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