Crime Of The Week: Information Sought In 2010 Hilltop Homicide


This week’s “Crime of the Week” concerns a 2010 Homicide that occurred in the Hilltop area of Columbus. 

On May 23, 2010, William Byrdsong was at Lollipops West after-hours club.  An altercation took place in the club and two male patrons were ordered to leave.  One of the men returned, firing a handgun multiple times into the club.  William Byrdsong and another man were struck. William died from his injuries. The other victim was treated for his injuries and later released from the hospital. 

The shooter is described as a black male, small build, brown complexion, 5'6", 150lbs., wearing braids. 

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS (8477) or through the Crime Stoppers website at