On Saturday, November 9, 2013, at approximately 9:40pm, Columbus Police officers were dispatched to the area of Derbyshire Drive and Lantern Drive on the report of gunshots being heard. Upon arrival, officers located the body of Abdulfatah M. Yussuf on the sidewalk in front of 2109 Lantern Drive. According to witnesses, two male blacks wearing black hoodies and another male black wearing a light tan hoodie were by Mr. Yussuf prior to the shooting. A photo of the victim may be viewed on our website, www.stopcrime.org.
Crime Stoppers, along with family members of Abdulfatah Yussuf, are offering a cash reward of up to $6,000 for any information leading to the arrest and/or indictment of the persons responsible for this crime. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS (8477) or go to our website at www.stopcrime.org and e-mail your tip. You can text a tip to “CRIMES” (274637), key word CMH.
Crime Stoppers does not use Caller ID or record telephone conversations. A special coding system protects the identity of the caller. Crime Stoppers also takes calls from persons with information about any felony. Information leading to the arrest and/or indictment of a felony suspect could qualify the caller for a reward as determined by the Crime Stoppers Board of Directors. For more information on Central Ohio Crime Stoppers, visit our website at www.stopcrime.org.
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., P.O. Box 16038, Columbus, OH 43216-6038.