Teen shot while attending memorial vigil

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Police say a 16-year-old boy was injured in a shooting in Beatty Park Friday.

According to Columbus police, it happened around 5:15pm at 247 North Ohio Avenue.

Police say the victim, now identified as 16-year-old Shaheed Russell, was attending a memorial vigil at Beatty Park when he was shot. He was taken to an area hospital in serious condition.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Columbus police.


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