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Police ID 2 teen suspects in fatal northeast Columbus shooting of 15-year-old and 18-year-old

Officers went to the intersection of North Hamilton Road and Warner Road Friday around 11 p.m. on a reported shooting.

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Two suspects have been identified in the shooting death of a 15-year-old boy and an 18-year-old man in northeast Columbus nearly two weeks ago.

Officers were called to the intersection of North Hamilton Road and Warner Road around 11 p.m. on June 3 for a reported shooting.

First responders found 15-year-old Mahky Andrews sitting in a vehicle with a gunshot wound. Mahky was pronounced dead at the scene at 11:14 p.m.

Officers then learned of a second shooting victim in the 5600 block of Caledonia Road.

Once on scene, police found 18-year-old Layton Ridgedell unresponsive in a parking lot. He was also pronounced dead at the scene.

Columbus police identified 15-year-old Terrell Hicks-Freeman and 16-year-old Baron Anderson as suspects in the shootings. Warrants have been issued for both of their arrests, and they both face murder charges.

Credit: Columbus Division of Police
Booking photo of Terrell Hicks-Freeman
Credit: WBNS-10TV
Booking photo of Baron Anderson

Anyone with information on their whereabouts is asked to contact the Columbus Police Homicide Unit at 614-645-4730.

Andrew and Ridgedell's deaths were the 55th and 56th homicides of 2022 in the city of Columbus.

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