CPD arrests suspect after homicide in east Columbus


COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Police have identified the victim and the suspect in a Wednesday afternoon homicide.

Officers were originally called to the 1800 block of Fleming Road at 11:12 a.m. for a domestic disturbance at a residence. Police say officers resolved the incident, but were called back around 1 p.m. on reports of a shooting.

The victim, 22-year-old Trevon Kindle, was pronounced dead inside of the home at the address. Police arrested Montez Lavon Wilson, 19, outside the home and charged him with murder.

This is the 68th homicide in Columbus. Anyone with additional information about this incident is encouraged to call the Columbus Police Homicide Unit at 614-645-4730.



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