COLUMBUS (WCMH)–A man has been arrested and charged with felonious assault after allegedly firing a gun at several people, including a baby and a 5-year-old.
The suspect, Lawrence Russell, allegedly fired at two separate groups of people on Tuesday.
Police say they talked to a man and a woman on E. 26th. Ave. who said an unknown man approached them and fired several gunshots at them around 3:30 p.m.
The victims said the man fired gunshots at them while they were loading their 5-day-old baby in the car. They were not injured.
Police also encountered another couple said a man fired gunshots at them as they were traveling on Ontario Street at East 25th Avenue, striking a man in the backside and hitting the vehicle twice. A 5-year-old boy was in the car.
Police apprehended Lawrence P. Russell Jr., 22, later that afternoon. He was arrested and charged with six counts of felonious assault.