The shooting happened at an apartment complex in the 3200 block of Sullivant Avenue just before 3 a.m.
COLUMBUS, Ohio – A man is dead after he was shot by a Columbus police officer trying to serve a warrant early Tuesday morning in the Hilltop.
In accordance with Columbus Police DeptThe shooting happened at an apartment complex in the 3200 block of Sullivant Avenue just before 2:30 a.m.
Sergeant Joe Albert said the man they were serving had felony warrants for domestic violence, assault and an incident involving a weapon.
According to the sergeant, there was some altercation in the apartment and one officer fired his weapon. Albert. Police have not confirmed whether the man who was shot had a weapon or whether another weapon was fired.
The boy was taken to Grant Medical Center in critical condition. He was pronounced dead at 3:19 am
The man’s identity has not been released at this time, pending notification of next of kin.
Sergeant Albert said there were witnesses in the area but the man was the only one in the apartment.
As a result of the incident, none of the employees were injured. The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation is handling the investigation.
This story will be updated as more information becomes available.