Three suspects wanted in Columbus shooting that left 17-year-old injured

Copeland, Courts, and Griffen (CREDIT: Columbus Police)

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — The Columbus Division of Police is looking for three suspects in connection with a Monday afternoon shooting.

Police were called to the 5200 block of Mapleridge Drive shortly after 3:30pm on a shooting report. Officers located a 17-year-old victim suffering from a gunshot wound. The teen told officers he was in a fight an hour before, and that someone shot into his home and he was hit by gunfire.

Police are looking for 18-year-old Tyvelle “Big Ty” Copeland, who is wanted for discharging a firearm into a habitation. Dawvid Courts, 23, and Arius Griffen, 19, are co-defendants, according to police. 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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