Police search for suspect following robbery, shooting in north Columbus


COLUMBUS, Ohio — Police are searching for a suspect after a man was shot during a robbery Sunday evening in north Columbus.

Columbus police say officers responded to the 1900 block of Cleveland Avenue shortly before 7:45 p.m. on the report of a shooting.

Officers found the victim, who said he was sitting in his parked vehicle when the suspect entered his vehicle and told him to put his hands up. The victim told police he attempted to wrestle the gun away from the suspect after he began to rob him.

During the altercation, the victim said he was shot once in the arm. He was taken to the hospital in stable condition and treated for his injuries.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact Detective K Trivette at (614) 645-4141 or Crime Stoppers at (614) 461-8477.

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