Man Says He Killed In Self-Defense


A man says he shot and killed someone who tried to rob him at gunpoint. Police are now saying evidence supports this claim. 

Just after midnight on January 18th, Police responded to a shooting on Hayden Avenue in west Columbus.

When officers arrived, they found 28-year-old David Mullins suffering from gunshot wounds. Mullins died at the scene.

At the same time, the alleged robbery victim contacted Columbus police and admitted he shot Mullins. He told officers that he shot him in self-defense after Mullins attempted to rob him at gunpoint.

Police say evidence indicates Mullins was attempting to rob the man when he was killed. So far, charges have not been filed against that shooter. 

Investigators will continue to look into this shooting.

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