Man Fires At Men Who Tried To Hit Him With A Car
A man opened fire on two men he says tried to chase him on a west Columbus street.
Columbus Police say the 44-year-old man was walking in the area of West Mound Street and Whitethorne Avenue Monday night around 10:15 p.m., when the men drove past him in a car and began yelling at him.
Officers say 24-year-old William C. Evans got out of the car and approached the victim.
Meanwhile, police say the driver, 27-year-old James B. Duncan, drove onto the grass and tried to hit the victim.
The victim pulled a handgun from his waistband and fired a shot at the car, hitting the windshield.
Police say that is when Evans got back into the car and the two suspects sped off.
The car was found a short time later, after being involved in an unrelated crash.
Police say the victim has a permit to carry a concealed weapon.
No one was hurt in the incident.
Evans and Duncan have been charged with felonious assault.
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