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Police: 13-year-old boy injured when suspect shoots into west Columbus home

The shooting happened just after 1:50 a.m. Monday on North Warren Avenue, police said.
Credit: Submitted by family
Donavan Faircloth

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A 13-year-old boy was injured when a suspect shot into a home in west Columbus Monday morning, according to police.

Police said the suspect walked up to the house on North Warren Avenue near Grace Street and fired six shots into the back of the home just after 1:50 a.m.

The boy, Donavan Faircloth, was in his bedroom and was shot in his back, police said.

Faircloth was taken to Nationwide Children's Hospital in critical condition.

His family told 10TV he underwent surgery on Monday.

Police said witnesses were not able to provide a suspect description.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call Columbus police felony assault Detective Pruitt at 614-645-4141 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-8477.