CPD: Woman in critical condition after accidental shooting in east Columbus

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COLUMBUS - A woman is in critical condition after an accidental shooting in east Columbus, according to Columbus police.

It happened on Thursday at 7:35 p.m. in the 1800 block of E. Long Street.

Police say that a man and a woman were driving in a vehicle when the man allegedly shot the woman in the back.

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Police are investigating this incident as an accidental shooting.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Columbus Police Assault Unit at 614-645-4141 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-8477.

Stay with 10TV for updates on this developing story.