One killed in Hilltop area shooting

COLUMBUS (WCMH) – One person has died after being shot in west Columbus.

It happened around 7:14pm on the 200 block of South Ogden Avenue.

One person was taken to Mount Carmel West Hospital in life-threatening condition. The victim was pronounced dead at 8:30pm.

The victim has now been identified as 23-year-old Laquam J. Gratsy.

There is no known suspect or motive at this time. This is the seventh homicide of the year. 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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