North Columbus shooting leaves one person dead

COLUMBUS (WCMH)– Police say they are investigating after one person was shot and killed in north Columbus early Monday morning.

According to Columbus Police, at about 1:44am, officers were called to the 1900 block of Republic Avenue on the report of a shooting.

When officers arrived on scene, they found Alexander Joseph Lorms, 18, suffering from a gunshot wound.

Lorms was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police continue to investigate and ask anyone with information regarding the shooting to call the Columbus Police Homicide Unit at 614-645-4730 or Crime Stoppers at 614-461-8477. 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.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s