Nine injured in shooting in north Columbus

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — An early morning shooting in north Columbus has left nine people injured.

The shooting happened around 3:20am Sunday near at the J&R Party Hall, an after-hours club, on the 1700 block of Cleveland Avenue. According to the Columbus Division of Police, an argument erupted inside of the club, and five women and four men were shot. Eight of the victims were transported to area hospitals in stable condition and another was transported in critical condition.

Police list the victims as 25-year-old Sharda Hall, 20-year-old Brookly Bradley, 33-year-old Diamond Harris, 22-year-old Ja’Voughn Henderson, 25-year-old Corneicia Pruitt, 31-year-old Keante McGrew, 23-year-old Kaadijah Travis, 27-year-old William Boswell, and 20-year-old Jawaun McCrae.

According to police, the victims who were able to be interviewed told officers they did not see anything.

Police say they are looking for multiple shooters in the investigation. Police do not have any information regarding the suspects or motive at this time, but Denise Alex-Bousounis with the Columbus Division of Police Public Information Office said that the shooting was not terror-related.

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