Police: Woman shot by officer after pointing gun at police in east Columbus

The Columbus Division of Police investigate an officer-involved shooting on Burnaby Drive on Feb. 26, 2020.
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COLUMBUS, Ohio - Investigators are looking into an officer-involved shooting in east Columbus.

The shooting happened around 12:53 a.m. on Wednesday in the 2700 block of Burnaby Drive.

Police responded to a home for a report of a suspicious person in a home where they did not belong. Once inside, officers did find a woman upstairs.

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Sergeant James Fuqua said the officers made multiple commands for the woman to surrender but that did not happen. Fuqua said the woman pointed a gun at the officers.

"When the officers were finally confronted by the suspect, the suspect presented a firearm to the officers and one officer in the group fired shots and struck the suspect," Sgt. Fuqua stated.

That suspect was taken to Grant Medical Center and police said her condition was stable at the time. No officers were injured.

The officer who fired his weapon was identified as Kristen Waugh-Holland, a 10-year veteran.