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Police searching for woman charged with murder in Franklinton shooting

Columbus police said they were called to the 300 block of South Central Avenue around 7:45 p.m. on a report of a shooting.
Credit: Columbus Division of Police

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A 22-year-old woman is charged with murder in the shooting death of a man in Franklinton last week.

Columbus police said they were called to the 300 block of South Central Avenue on the evening of July 22 on a report of a shooting.

When officers arrived, they found a 39-year-old man who has been identified as Maurice Porter suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene not long after.

Detectives have charged Teona Brooks with murder in Porter's death.

Anyone with information on Brooks' whereabouts is asked to call the Columbus Police Homicide Unit at 614-645-4730 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-8477.