Suspect in home invasion shot dead in Blacklick
A man who police say was trying to break into a home in Blacklick was shot and killed Wednesday night.
Columbus police were called to a home in Macandrews Way just after 7:00 p.m. on a report of a shooting. When officers arrived, they found 24-year-old Nathaniel Easley lying in the middle of the road, suffering from a gunshot wound.
He was taken to an area hospital where he later died.
Police determined Easley was with two other men who were attempting to break into a home on Macandrews Way when an unknown person opened fire.
The other two suspects, 23-year-old Khomary Rand and Deshawn Lovejoy, 26, were both charged with murder due to their role in the crime.
The shooter has yet to be identified.