COLUMBUS, Ohio — A 16-year-old is accused of shooting and killing his 17-year-old brother during a fight in west Columbus Wednesday night.
Columbus police received a report of a shooting in the 6000 block of Jolliff Street around 10:30 p.m.
Officers arrived to find 17-year-old Joseph V. Lian, who had been shot several times. Lian was taken to Ohio State Wexner Medical Center in critical condition, where he later died.
Police said an investigation found the teenager and his brother were involved in a physical fight when the 16-year-old produced a handgun and shot Lian.
The 16-year-old was arrested and police have not released any information on possible charges.
Anyone with information is asked to call Columbus police at 614-645-4730 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-8477.
Lian's death marks the 142nd homicide to take place in Columbus this year.