Police arrest suspect in fatal shooting at east Columbus apartment

Tyrell Lamont Williams

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Police say a person has died after a shooting at an apartment complex in east Columbus.

According to the Columbus Division of Police, at about 6:23am, Wednesday, officers were called to an apartment in the 1900 block of Maryland Avenue on the report of a shooting.

When officers arrived on scene, they found Jermaine Valdez Wooden, 33, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

Police say Wooden and Tyrell Lamont Williams, 27, were in the residence, when Williams pulled a gun and shot Wooden.

Wooden was taken to Ohio State University East in critical condition. He would later be transferred to Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, where he would die from his wounds.

According to police, Williams ran from the apartment after the shooting but was later arrested.

Police continue to investigate and ask anyone with information on the to call the CPD Homicide Unit at 614-645-4730 or Crime Stoppers at 614-645-8477.

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