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Police: Man charged after firing shots at plainclothes officers in east Columbus

The incident happened Nov. 20 around 2:25 p.m. when police say the plainclothes officers and the suspects got into a verbal altercation and shots were fired.

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Police have charged one of the two suspects accused of firing at two officers last week in east Columbus.

Dejuan Knight, 26 was charged with two counts of felonious assault on a police officer.

The incident happened Nov. 20 around 2:25 p.m. when police say the plainclothes officers and the suspects got into a verbal altercation and shots were fired.

Police said there is evidence that Knight and the other suspect had weapons and fired first when one of the officers fired back.

It is still unclear what led to the altercation between the officers and suspects. No one was injured.