COLUMBUS, Ohio — A 21-year-old man is in critical condition after a shooting in Columbus, east of German Village, early Thursday morning.
According to Columbus police, the shooting happened just after 1:30 a.m. in an alley near the corner of East Sycamore Street and South 22nd Avenue.
The victim told officers that a suspect in a black Chevy sedan, traveling northbound, shot at him several times while he was taking out the trash.
The victim was hit in the back one time and taken to Grant Medical Center in critical condition. He is expected to recover from his injuries, police said.
There is no word yet on a suspect.