One dead after shooting in Hilltop

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — One man is dead after a shooting on Highland Avenue, police say.

The shooting occurred around 5:12pm Saturday near the corner of Highland Avenue and Fairfield Place in the Hilltop. When officers arrived, they found 45-year-old Eric Miller who had been shot. Miller was pronounced dead on the scene.

According to officers, Miller was inside a residence on the 220 block of Highland Avenue when a suspect shot him from the outside.

Police say there is on suspect information at this time. Anyone who may have information about this incident is asked to contact the Columbus Police Homicide Unit at 614-645-4730 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-8477.

This is the sixth homicide of the year in Columbus. 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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