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Man injured in shooting outside bar near Ohio State campus; suspect in custody

Police said the shooting happened outside of Little Bar on North High Street just after 8:50 p.m. while the man was placing money into a parking meter.

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A man was injured in a shooting outside of a bar near Ohio State University's campus Tuesday night, according to Columbus police.

Police said the shooting happened outside of Little Bar on North High Street just after 8:50 p.m.

The victim was shot in the mouth. It appeared that the man was in the process of placing money into a parking meter at the time of the shooting, police said.

He was taken to the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, where his condition is stable. 

According to Ohio State Public Safety, three men were seen leaving the area in a blue Dodge Ram truck.

Columbus police said at least one suspect is in custody. The names of the suspects have not yet been released.

There is no information on what led to the shooting at this time.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the Columbus Division of Police at 614-645-4545.