1 shot while driving, crashes car into pole in west Columbus shooting


COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Columbus Division of Police is investigating a shooting that happened early Friday morning.

Officers were called around 3:30 a.m. to the area of Sullivant Avenue and South Wheatland Avenue in west Columbus.

A man was found in a vehicle suffering from a gunshot wound and was transported to an area hospital, where he is expected to be OK, according to Columbus Police.

Detectives say the victim 40-year-old Jason Lee was driving when he was shot, then crashed the vehicle into a utility pole in an alley near the intersection.

Police have closed a portion of Sullivant Avenue near South Oakley Avenue while they investigate.

No suspect information has been released at this time.

This shooting remains under investigation

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