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Police: Officer shoots 18-year-old suspect in east Columbus

Police said the officer shot the suspect in the 3300 block of East Livingston Avenue just before 4:30 p.m.

COLUMBUS, Ohio — One person was injured in a shooting involving a Columbus police officer on the city's east side on Tuesday, according to the Columbus Division of Police.

Officers were called to a Marathon gas station in the 3300 block of East Livingston Avenue just before 4:30 p.m. for a report of shots fired.

Police said a person they believe was the suspect ran down the street from the gas station and was chased up a driveway where he was shot by at least one officer in the lower body.

The suspect was taken to a hospital in non-life-threatening condition and is expected to survive.

Police said the suspect is an 18-year-old man but did not say whether he has been charged yet.

Columbus police identified the officer who shot the suspect as Grady Kissee and is a three-year veteran of the division.

No officers were injured during the incident, according to police.

The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation is conducting the investigation into the shooting. Columbus police homicide detectives are investigating the original shots fired call.

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