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Suspect identified in fatal shooting near Colonial Village Apartments in east Columbus

Police are searching for 45-year-old Garland Williams.
Credit: WBNS 10TV

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Columbus Division of Police is searching for a suspect accused of killing a 24-year-old man in a shooting in east Columbus.

Police were called to the 1200 block of Brookway Road shortly after 5 p.m. on Sept. 12 on the report of a shooting.

Officers arrived at the scene and found 24-year-old Guann Gregory suffering from a gunshot injury. Gregory was taken to Grant Medical Center in critical condition but later died from his injuries. He was pronounced dead at 5:52 p.m.

On Wednesday, police identified the suspect as 45-year-old Garland Williams. A warrant for murder has been filed for his arrest.

Anyone with information regarding this incident or Williams’ whereabouts, is asked to call Columbus Police Homicide Unit at (614) 645-4730 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at (614) 461-TIPS (8477). 

Gregory's death marks the 147th homicide in Columbus this calendar year.

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