Police: 3 Killed, Child Injured, Inside Home; Suspect Shot< < Back to
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Authorities say three people are dead and a child injured after they were all shot inside their home. Police responding to the incident shot and wounded the suspect.
The shooting happened around 5 p.m. Monday on the west side of Columbus.
A Columbus police spokesman says three officers shot the suspect after a short chase outdoors near the home where the shooting happened. The suspect was taken to a nearby hospital.
The child was taken to the city’s Children’s Hospital. Spokesman Sgt. Rich Weiner says there were no other suspects. He didn’t have details on what caused the shooting.
The home was surrounded by several police vehicles, with the street shut down for several blocks in both directions.