One person in critical condition after west Columbus shooting

COLUMBUS (WCMH)– Columbus Police are investigating after a shooting Tuesday night in west Columbus.

The shooting happened just after 11:00 pm on the first block of N Guilford Avenue.

Police say Carlton R. Huffman and one unidentified suspect forced their way into the home. Once inside, they shot the victim, Michael Certain, twice.

Police say a neighbor then came to the assistance of Mr. Certain and engaged the suspects in a gun battle.

Mr. Certain was transported to Mount Carmel West in critical condition.

The incident is under investigation. 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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