Crime of the Week: Police search for north Columbus shooter who killed a man

Gordon Swindells, victim (Central Ohio Crime Stoppers)

COLUMBUS - Columbus Police are searching for a person who is responsible for the death of a man in north Columbus.

On January 23, 1981, at 6:30 a.m., Gordon "Butch" T. Swindells, 34, was shot on E. North Broadway in the North Linden area.

Swindells died from a gunshot wound to the chest, according to police.

Police are still searching for the shooter.

If you have any information about this murder, you can give an anonymous tip to Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS.

You could earn a cash reward.