16-year-old injured in south Columbus shooting

COLUMBUS (WMCH) — Columbus Police say a teenager was taken to Children’s Hospital after a reported shooting in south Columbus Saturday night.

It happened around 10:44pm on the 1500 block of Parsons Avenue. According to police, a 16-year-old male was involved in an altercation and an unknown male drew a handgun and shot at the teenager twice. The victim was struck by a bullet in the lower left leg. He was transported to Nationwide Children’s Hospital in stable condition.

Police say there is no suspect information at this time. Anyone with information is asked to call the Columbus Police Assault Unit at 614-645-4141 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS(8477).

 

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