Shooting at Franklinton Bar is Columbus's 100th Homicide of 2021


COLUMBUS, Ohio (WTVN)--A shooting at a car in the Franklinton area early Thursday morning resulted in Columbus's 100th homicide of 2021.

Officers were called out to the Patio Bar on Sullivant Avenue around 2am, where a man was shot during an argument.

The victim died at the scene. Officers are interviewing witnesses to get a description of the suspect.

The city of Columbus had a record 176 homicides in 2020, and the city's 100th homicide that year occurred on September 7th.

At this time last year, Columbus had 58 homicides.


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