COLUMBUS (WCMH) — A teenage lady was killed in a taking pictures in Columbus Monday night.
In keeping with Columbus police, officers responded at roughly 7:38 p.m. to the 1800 block of Ridgebury Drive.
Officers on the scene found the sufferer was concerned in an altercation with one other teenage lady, who allegedly obtained a gun and fired it, hitting the sufferer.
Police mentioned each women have been 17 years of age or youthful.
An off-duty medic on the scene helped officers render assist to the sufferer till EMTs arrived, police mentioned.
The sufferer was taken to OhioHealth Docs Hospital, the place she was pronounced lifeless at 8:30 p.m.
“Rising up, this wasn’t one thing that folks have been accustomed to,” Fuqua mentioned. “However younger individuals are so fast to choose up weapons and I’m not likely certain what the answer is or why they suppose that’s applicable to do, however we’ve obtained to determine a strategy to put a deal with on it.”
That is the seventh sufferer between the age of 13 and 17 to die as a consequence of violence in Columbus to date this yr, and the nineteenth feminine, Columbus Police Sgt. James Fuqua mentioned on the scene.
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