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CPD: Suspect dies after officer-involved shooting in north Columbus

(WSYX/WTTE)

A man has died after being shot in an officer-involved shooting in north Columbus.

Columbus Police say shots were fired while they were serving a felony warrant to a suspect at a hotel on Thursday afternoon. The felony they were serving a search warrant on is on a kidnapping charge out of Worthington.

The shooting happened just before 5:00 pm at Americas Best Value Inn, located at 4875 Sinclair Road.

One officer was injured by a gunshot, police say his injuries are not life-threatening.

The suspect was taken to Grant Hospital in critical condition, where he later passed away from injuries.

The victim's name has not yet been released.


ABC6/FOX28 will continue to update this developing story.

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