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1 critically injured in east Columbus shooting

The shooting took place shortly before 4:25 a.m. on Broadland Lane, just north of East Broad Street.
Credit: Shooting on Broadland Lane, WBNS - Carl Todhunter

COLUMBUS, Ohio — One person was critically injured in a shooting in east Columbus Wednesday morning. 

The shooting took place just before 4:25 a.m. on Broadland Lane, just north of East Broad Street, according to Columbus police. 

Police said the victim had multiple gunshot wounds to his back, extremities and abdomen.

Authorities said the victim was taken to Grant Medical Center in critical condition. He is expected to survive his injuries.

The caller told police that the shooting happened after an argument over money.

Police said 46-year-old Fredrick Akins Sr. is wanted for felonious assault. 

This incident is still under investigation and anyone with any information is asked to contact Felony Assault Detective Jeremy Phalen at (614) 645-2179 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at (614) 461-TIPS (8477).