Two teens injured in Hilltop neighborhood shooting

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Two teenagers were injured Tuesday evening in a shooting in the Hilltop neighborhood.

Officers were dispatched to the 200 block of South Highland Ave around 11:11pm Tuesday on the report of a shooting.  When officers arrived, they found two girls, ages 16 and 14, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

The victims were taken to an area hospital in ‘stable but critical’ condition, but are expected to survive their injuries, according to a Columbus Police sergeant on scene.

Police believe there was only one shooter, but do not have a suspect in custody at this time. Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the Columbus Police Assault Unit at 614-645-4141 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS.

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