Search For Gunman Who Shot Victim In The Face


UPDATED: Tuesday July 8, 2014 9:00 AM

Columbus Police are searching for a gunman after a man was found shot in the face.

This happened around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday in the 1700 block of Carolyn Avenue, just west of Northern Lights Shopping Center.

When police arrived at the scene the found the victim, John L. Wirght Jr., bleeding badly with wounds to his upper body. At first they weren't sure whether the man was shot or stabbed, but they later determined he was shot in the chin.

Wright was taken to Grant Medical Center and immediately rushed into surgery.

He is currently in critical condition.

Police are searching for any witnesses. If you have any information about this shooting, call Columbus Police.

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