Police investigating northeast Columbus shooting


COLUMBUS, Ohio – Columbus police are investigating a shooting in northeast Columbus on Wednesday.

Police responded to the area of Walnut Creek Drive near Stonehenge Drive on a report of a shooting just before 4:30 p.m.

Officers found a man with a wound from a bullet grazing his head and a gunshot wound to the arm.

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Witnesses told police a passenger in a vehicle shot him.

Police said they found the vehicle at a gas station on Morse Road near Westerville Road and the passenger was shot in the leg.

Detectives said the passenger in the vehicle began shooting at the man found at the scene and others.

Someone then fired back at the passenger in self-defense, police said.

The passenger was identified as 21-year-old Adbulrahman Jamea and he is charged with felony assault, according to police.

Police said the driver of the vehicle, 18-year-old Saham Khalif, is charged with tampering with evidence after allegedly putting a purse with a handgun inside it next to a dumpster near the gas station.

Anyone with information about what happened is asked to call police at 614-645-4141.