One in stable condition after shooting in west Columbus


COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Columbus Police say a teenager was shot Wednesday afternoon on the west side of Columbus.

Officers and medics were called to the intersection of Dakota Avenue and West Broad Street around 2:58 p.m. Police say the victim was taken to Nationwide Children’s Hospital in stable condition.

The victim has been identified as 17-year-old Austin J. Monroe. Officers say he was shot during an argument with unknown individuals.

According to the Director of the Franklinton Preparatory Academy, the shooting took place a few blocks down the road from the school but the victim came to the school for help. Someone at the school called 911.

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