This week’s “Crime of the Week” focuses on a Felony Assault which took place in Columbus in 2020.
On Wednesday, November 18, 2020, at approximately 10:43pm, the victim was parked in the driveway next to the sidewalk near 793 Canonby Place, with a friend. They were waiting for two females to return to their vehicle. A short time later, two males walked up to their car. They observed a gun in the hand of the taller male, so they started to drive away. That male fired numerous shots into the car. The victim was struck numerous times. He was transported to a local hospital in serious condition. The victim described the shooter as: Male/Black, at least 6’, thin build, wearing a blue jacket with letters on the back. The second person was described as: Male/Black, short, stocky build, wearing a dark hoodie. After the shooting, they walked into 793 Canonby Place. A short time later, the shooter left in a small red vehicle.
Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward for any information leading to the arrest and/or indictment of the person(s) responsible for this crime. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS (8477) or go to our website at www.stopcrime.org and submit your tip. You may also submit a tip by downloading our new free P3 Tips mobile app available on the iOS and Android platforms. We are no longer taking tips via text message.
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Crime Stoppers is a non-profit 501(c) (3) organization. Reward money comes from private individuals, businesses, and foundations that see Crime Stoppers as an integral tool in the community’s fight against crime. Tax-deductible donations can be sent to Central Ohio Crime Stopper’s, Inc., and P.O. BOX 16038, COLUMBUS, OH 43216-6038.
Watch for the depiction of each “Crime of the Week” during newscasts on WCMH NBC 4, Sunday morning 7a.m., 9 a.m. and at 6 p.m., as well as Monday 11 a.m. Also watch for the depiction to be aired on WBNS 10TV, WSYX ABC 6, WTTE FOX 28, and featured in The Columbus Dispatch every Monday.