One killed, several injured in string of Columbus shootings

COLUMBUS (WCMH) – One person was killed and four people were injured Tuesday in multiple shootings in Columbus.

The First shooting happened around 4:30pm along East Kossuth Street east of Lockbourne Road.

Police say one person, now identified as Calvin Jimerson, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police arrested a suspect, Miikeelo L. Jackson, without incident on E. Stanley Avenue a short time later. They are also investigating other suspects at this time.

Police responded to another shooting in the area of Seymore Avenue and East Main Street around 6:54pm. According to Columbus police, two people were struck in the shoulder area and taken to an area hospital in stable condition.

The suspect fled before police arrived.

At 7:01pm, a shooting was reported in the 300 block of Whitethorne Avenue. Police said four people were standing in the front yard of a home when someone fired several gunshots at them. A 19-year-old man was struck in the foot.

He was taken to an area hospital in stable condition.

Around 9:32 pm two men, now identified as Bernardo Miguel and Luis Sanchez, were sitting in their vehicle when two unknown men approached them. Sanchez and Miguel attempted to flee the parking lot, when the suspects fired at them.

Miguel was struck in the shoulder and taken to Grant Medical Center in stable condition.

The suspects fled the scene.

Then, a little after 11:00 pm, a person was transported to Mount Carmel West in critical condition after a shooting on N Guilford Avenue.

The shootings are not believed to be connected.

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