Columbus Police Searching For COTA Passenger Shooting Suspect


Anthony T. Saunders III was named on Sunday night as a suspect in the shooting of a COTA bus passenger.

A warrant for felonious assault was issued for the arrest of the 19 year old. His last known address was listed at 1439 N. 6th Street, Columbus.

The bus that was shot at was passing the corner of N. 4th Street and E. 8th Street at 3:44 p.m. on April 16 when it was caught in a crossfire of bullets.

One passenger, Amy Develvis, was hit in the face by a bullet. She suffered a gunshot wound to an eye.

A red Chevy Impala with a broken rear window was seen leaving the area after the shooting.

Officers arrested one person at the scene in connection to the crime. Keniece Wyche was charged with one count of tampering with evidence for allegedly trying to dispose of something related to the shooting.

Investigators asked that anyone with information about the shooting or the whereabouts of Saunders call Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-645-TIPS (8477) or Columbus police assault unit Detective Robert Cutshall at 614-645-4141.

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