Man Robbed, Shot Multiple Times In East Columbus

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Columbus Police are looking for three suspects connected to a Friday night shooting.

The shooting happened in the 300 block of Westpot Drive in east Columbus.

Police say three people with guns approached 44-year-old Deforest Flowers as he sat in a parked car.

Officers say the suspects went through the victim’s pockets, taking cash.

They then shot the victim multiple times before running off.

Flowers was shot four times in the backside and legs.

Police believe at least two of the suspects are in their late teens or early 20’s.

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