Columbus police kill suspect after stabbings leave 3 dead, 1 hurt

Scene of a deadly stabbing, police-involved shooting in northeast Columbus (WBNS-10TV)
3 dead, 1 injured in northeast Columbus stabbing
Police kill suspect after deadly stabbings in northeast Columbus
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UPDATE: Police ID victims, suspect in deadly northeast Columbus stabbings

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A suspect in stabbings that left three dead and one injured was shot and killed by a responding police officer.

Columbus Police responded to an apartment complex on Walford Street on a report of a stabbing just after 9 a.m.

According to Columbus police, three women were stabbed inside an apartment.

Two women were transported to Riverside Methodist Hospital and both died from their injuries. A third woman was taken to Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and remains in critical condition.

Officers located a male suspect in the yard of the apartment complex. Columbus Police say the officers tased and shot the suspect. He was transported to the hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

On Tuesday, police identified the officer who shot the suspect as Sgt. Gregg Seevers. Seevers is a 21-year veteran of the division of police.

Two babies were in the home at the time of the stabbings, according to police. They were unharmed in the attack.

Police found a male victim near the scene on Fitzroy Drive with stab wounds. He was pronounced dead at 1:34 p.m.

Community Refugee and Immigration Services (CRIS) tells us some of the victims are members of a family who resettled in the United States from the African country of Eritrea just last summer.

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