Ohio BCI Investigating Shooting Involving Columbus Police Officer


COLUMBUS, Ohio (WTVN)--A shooting involving a Columbus Police Officer Tuesday left a suspect in the hospital.

Officers were called out to the residence along Homestead Drive, in the Linden area, around 1:30PM. There, a woman was found with a gunshot wound, and a suspect attempted to run from the scene.

Officers discharged their firearm during the interaction, according to the account from CPD. That suspect was taken to the hospital in critical condition, but later upgraded to stable. The female victim was also hospitalized in stable condition.

No officers were injured. Per new CPD policy, the state Bureau of Criminal Investigation has taken over the case, since it involves a CPD officer's use of force.