Shot fired during southeast side Wendy’s robbery

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Police in Columbus say a robber fired a shot during a robbery at a southeast Columbus fast food restaurant.

It happened around 8pm on December 23 at the Wendy’s at 4381 Refugee Road.

Police say the suspect pointed a gun at the employee and demanded money from the register. When the employee tried to walk away, the suspect fired a shot, missing.

The suspect then fled the store.

Anyone with information is asked to call Columbus police at 614-645-4665 or Central Ohio 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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