Police: Man dies after accidental north Columbus shooting

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Police said a man has died after he was accidentally shot in a north Columbus apartment building.

Columbus police responded to reports of a shooting at a Busch Boulevard apartment at about 6:20pm Saturday. One male victim was found with a gunshot wound and was taken to Riverside Methodist Hospital in critical condition. The victim died at the hospital.

Police said a person known to the victim may have accidentally fired the weapon, but the incident remains under investigation.

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