1 Dead, 1 Critical After Shooting In Southeast Columbus


A man is dead and a female is critically injured after a shooting Sunday morning in southeast Columbus.

The shooting occurred in the 1100 block of Berkeley Road.

Police received a 911 call around 11:15 a.m. after a person saw that a house was "shot up" and the victims were spotted.

"My wife came running into the restroom and said did you hear that and I said yeah and she said sounded like gunshots and I said sounded like gunshots but could be fire crackers," said neighbor Maurice Traylor. "With the fourth just passed, normally I would go out and investigate but I didn't."

Police said the man was pronounced dead at the scene. Police have identified him as Michael L. Cumberland, 39. The woman was transported to Grant Medical Center where she underwent emergency surgery. Police said she was last listed in critical condition.

Police said at this point they don't have a motive or any suspects.

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