Toddler Shot During Backyard Gathering


Columbus Police are investigating a shooting that sent a 2-year-old to the hospital.

It happened in the 900 block of East 14th Avenue, just north of downtown Columbus, around 9 p.m. Tuesday.

Police said a group was gathering in a back yard when someone approach and fired a gun into the crowd.

A child was shot in the leg. He was taken to Nationwide Children's hospital.

22-year-old Dashawn Howard was also shot in the foot.

Both victims were expected to recover.

Police continue to search for the shooter.

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