Man Charged For Allegedly Shooting At Columbus Police Officer


UPDATED: Monday June 30, 2014 5:27 PM

Columbus police have charged a man for shooting at an officer on the city's northeast side early Monday morning.

Miguel Zarco, 35, is accused of shooting at Officer Robert Martin and has been charged with attempted felonious assault.

Around 2 a.m., Martin says he witnessed a vehicle run through a stop sign near East Dublin-Granville Road and Busch Boulevard.

When he tried to pull the car over, shots were allegedly fired by Zarco.

The vehicle was later stopped by patrol down the road and a firearm was recovered.

If you have any more information regarding this shooting you are encouraged to call the Columbus Police Assault Unit at 614-645-4141 or Crime Stoppers at 614-645-TIPS.

The officer was not hurt.

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