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Victim, suspect identified in fatal shooting at northeast Columbus pub

Police have charged 25-year-old Armando Flores with murder in the shooting of 51-year-old Rudy Tirado-Gonzalez.

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Columbus Division of Police has identified a victim and suspect in a fatal shooting inside a northeast Columbus pub Monday night.

According to police, officers were dispatched to The Crazee Mule Pub & Grill on Cleveland Avenue around 11 p.m.

Arriving officers found 51-year-old Rudy Tirado-Gonzalez suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, according to court records.

He was transported to Riverside Methodist Hospital in critical condition where he was pronounced dead at 11:38 p.m.

Court records state detectives were able to review security video which showed a man arguing with Tirado-Gonzalez inside the bar. The man then pulled out a handgun and fired multiple times at Tirado-Gonzalez.

The man was identified by witnesses as 25-year-old Armando Flores. Police have issued a murder warrant for his arrest.

The shooting remains under investigation.

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

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