Today’s Midweek Special focuses on an Assault which took place in Columbus.
On Monday, September 23, 2019, at approximately 11:15pm, the victim was parked in the rear (northeast corner) of the Retro Lounge parking lot located at 1714 Zettler Road. The victim stayed in her vehicle waiting for a friend. Another vehicle drove into the east side of the lot and parked. The driver exited his vehicle, walked to the rear of his car and then walked to the victim’s vehicle. He spoke to the victim and then walked back to his vehicle. The male walked back to the victim’s car and fired numerous rounds, striking the victim numerous times. The victim drove off the lot to get away from the shooter and drove home where she called the police. The suspect walked back to his car, then exited the lot and went eastbound. The victim was transported to a local hospital and underwent surgery for the gunshot wounds. The victim described the shooter as: Male/Black, 6’, medium build, with a tattoo in his throat area with block lettering (possibly the word “PLAYBOY”).
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 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 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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