Man Shot Inside East Side Hotel


Police were searching for the person who shot a man inside a motel on the east side of Columbus.

The shooting happened at the Super Eight Motel in the 2000 block of Brice Road around 10:00 p.m. Saturday.

The victim, 22-year-old Alex Howe, told police he was shot in both legs by an unknown man while walking on the second floor of the motel.

Howe was taken to an area hospital, and is expected to make a full recovery.

The victim told police that the suspect fled on foot.

Anyone with information about this shooting should contact the Columbus Police Assault Unit at 645-4141 or central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 645-TIPS.

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