Columbus man in stable condition after east Columbus shooting

COLUMBUS (WCMH)– Columbus Police say a man is recovering after being shot Tuesday evening.

Police say the shooting occurred in the 1900 block of Maryland Avenue.

Jshawn Simmons was shot in his left leg around 5:50 pm. He was transported to a local hospital in stable condition.

The suspect was identified as James Haley. He fled the scene after the incident but was later caught by police officers and charged with felonious assault. 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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