One dead after shooting northeast of downtown

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Columbus Police say one person has died Wednesday after a shooting on St. Clair Avenue.

According to the Columbus Division of Police, at about 3:31pm, Wednesday, officers were called to the 500 block of St. Claire Avenue on the report of a shooting.

Police say when they arrived on scene, they found Patrick Charles Bickham, 27, suffering from serious injuries.

Bickham was taken to Grant Medical Center where he later died.

There are no known suspects or motives at this time but police say they are searching for a white older model Chevrolet Impala that may have bullet holes in the driver’s side window. The vehicle is also missing a front tag, with an Ohio temporary tag on the rear of the car.

Police ask anyone with information on this shooting to call the CPD Homicide Unit at 614-645-4730 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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