Two men arrested in connection to 2014 homicide

COLUMBUS (WCMH)– Columbus Police say they have arrested two men for a murder that happened in December 2014.

On December 12, 2014, officers were called to the 500 block of Station Street for a shooting.

Dusty Thomas
Dusty Thomas
Michael Ruffin
Michael Ruffin

The caller said they had to shoot someone who forced their way into his home with a gun. Officers arrived on scene to find Brandon Bolin inside, where he was pronounced dead.

The resident of the home, and several witnesses were all taken to Columbus Police headquarters where they were interviewed and released.

On December 7, Dusty Thomas was arrested for Bolin’s murder. A warrant was filed for the arrest of Michael Ruffin as well, and he was arrested Thursday.

The incident is still under investigation. 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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