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Police: Man recovering after being shot in face inside car in southwest Columbus

Officers went to the area of Sullivant Avenue and Catherine Street on a reported shooting just before 1:40 a.m. Saturday.
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COLUMBUS, Ohio — A man was hurt after he was shot in the face while in his car Saturday morning in southwest Columbus, according to police.

Officers went to the area of Sullivant Avenue and Catherine Street on a reported shooting just before 1:40 a.m.

Police said the man arrived at Grant Medical Center just after a 911 call was received.

Witnesses told police the man was in his car on Sullivant Avenue when people inside an unidentified vehicle began shooting at his car.

The man is expected to recover from his injuries.

There's currently no information about the vehicle or suspects involved in the shooting.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Columbus Police Assault Unit at 614-645-4141 or Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS (8477).

The shooting is the 860th felony assault of 2021 in Columbus.