One person dead, another injured following shooting in east Columbus

COLUMBUS (WCMH)– Columbus Police are investigating after a fatal shooting Monday morning.

According to the Columbus Division of Police, at about 1:05am, Monday, officers responded to a home in the 2200 block of Ridgeway Avenue on the report of a shooting.

Police say the caller told officers a person was shot trying to enter the residence. 22-year-old Damecco Daquan Jonnel Charles was pronounced dead at the scene.

Another person was transported from the scene to Grant Medical Center with serious injuries.

The name of the other victim has not been released and police say they continue to investigate the shooting as a homicide.

Anyone with information on this case can 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.

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