Shooting in Columbus, Ohio, left at least three dead and three injured – La Opinion

Shooting in Columbus, Ohio, left at least three dead and three injured – La Opinion

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Authorities reported that Three people were killed and three others were injured in a shooting that occurred early Saturday in Columbus, the capital of Ohio.

Columbus police said the shooting was reported shortly before 3 a.m. Saturday in the Italian Village neighborhood north of downtown Columbus, with what may have been drive-by shots fired with semi-automatic or automatic weapons.

Deputy Chief Gregory Bodker told reporters at a news conference that officers who arrived two minutes later found a “very chaotic scene” with six people shot.

Three were declared dead while others Three were taken to hospitals, where one was in critical condition and two others were stable.according to Bodker.

Authorities were still working to identify the victims. Bodker said investigators are speaking with several witnesses who were cooperating.

The officer noted that there was a bar on the nearby corner, but it was not immediately known if anyone involved had been a patron of the establishment.

Bodker said the motive for the shooting was not immediately known and It was unclear how many suspects were involved.

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office was using a drone to help document the large crime scene, where police were collecting evidence and video.

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