One person injured in east Columbus Shooting

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Columbus Police say one person has been upgraded to stable condition after a shooting on the city’s east side Saturday night.

Police and EMS were called to the area of East Main street and Miller Avenue around 8:47pm.

Officers on scene found 29-year-old Leonard Franklin Jr.  suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest. He told police he was walking on East Main Street when he was approached by a suspect and shot.

Franklin was taken to Grant Medical Center in critical condition. He was later upgraded to stable condition.

A suspect has not been identified. Anyone with information is asked to call Columbus Police. 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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