Man Pulled From Vehicle, Beaten Outside Of Northeast Columbus Bar


Police are investigating an alleged attack outside of a northeast Columbus bar early Tuesday.

According to Columbus police, a man was getting into the passenger side of a van at about 2 a.m. Tuesday when a suspect pulled him out of the vehicle and started attacking him.

Another suspect pointed a gun at the driver.

The driver then sped off from the parking lot, leaving the 38-year-old passenger on the ground.

The first suspect then tried to fire a shot at the van, but the gun misfired, police said.

The two unknown suspects continued to punch and stomp the victim and then fled in a dark SUV.

The beating victim was taken to an area hospital in unknown condition.

Anyone with information about the alleged crime was asked to call police at 614-645-4545.

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