Columbus Police looking for two shooting suspects

Derrick and Dillon Blakeley (CREDIT: Columbus Division of Police)

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Columbus Police are looking for two men in connection with a shooting Wednesday night.

Police say they were dispatched to the area of Sullivant Avenue and Wrexham Avenue on the report of a shooting around 8:24 p.m.

A male gunshot victim was transported to an area hospital in stable condition. Witnesses at scene told officers they were in an argument with 19-year-old Dillon Blakeley and 26-year-old Derrick Blakeley.

After an argument, Dillon Blakely reportedly shot at the witnesses and hit the victim one time. Witnesses say the suspects got into a vehicle and fled the scene.

Anyone with info about this incident or the whereabouts of either Blakeley is asked to contact CPD’s Assault Unit at 614-645-4141 or Det. Liford at or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-(8477). 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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