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Man killed, 3 hospitalized in south Columbus shooting

Police told 10TV that the shooting happened just before 12:30 a.m. Tuesday at the intersection of South Ohio Avenue and East Whittier Street.

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A man was killed and three other men hospitalized in a shooting Tuesday morning in the Southern Orchards neighborhood of Columbus.

Police told 10TV that the shooting happened just before 12:30 a.m. Tuesday at the intersection of South Ohio Avenue and East Whittier Street.

According to police, four men got into an argument that led to a shootout as they walked into the Whittier Food Market.

Police said two men were shot in the chest and two other men were shot in the leg during the shootout. Two of the men were taken to Grant Medical Center in critical condition, where police say one of them, identified as 23-year-old Jerick T. Jacobs-Tate, later died. 

According to police, a third man was taken to OSU East Medical Center where he is reported to be in stable condition. A fourth man took himself to OSU East Medical Center and is also stable. 

Police said another victim was grazed by a bullet. That person was treated for their injuries at the scene and released, according to CPD. 

Police also said a sixth person was at the scene when the shooting took place, but was not injured. 

Anyone with information is asked to call Columbus police at 614-645-4730 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-8477.