Neighborhood Evacuated As S.W.A.T. Team Searches For Gunman


UPDATED: Tuesday June 17, 2014 8:17 AM

Families were forced out of their homes early Tuesday morning, as a S.W.A.T. Team searched for a shooter.

The shooting happened Monday night around 11:45 p.m. on North 4th Street near East 11th Avenue in north Columbus.

Columbus Police say a man was shot in an alley behind a home.

Witnesses told police they saw the gunman run into an apartment building.

S.W.A.T. officers surrounded the building and evacuated neighbors.

Officers entered the building with a robot, and spent two-and-a-half hours searching for the suspect, but did not find him.

The shooting victim was rushed to OSU Wexner Medical Center in critical condition.

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