Victim in stable condition after west Columbus shooting

COLUMBUS (WCMH)– Columbus Police are investigating after a shooting in west Columbus early Friday morning.

Police and medics were called to the corner of North Central Avenue and West Broad Street just after 12:30 am.

According to Columbus Police, one victim was transported to Mount Carmel West in stable condition.

Police say the only suspect information available is that he is a black male.

This was the second shooting reported in Columbus within an hour overnight. The first happened just after 11:45 Thursday evening. That victim was transported in critical condition. Right now, there is no information to suggest the two are related.

Both incidents are under investigation. 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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