Report: Gunshot victim crashes car near gas station

acarlson@ledger-enquirer.comJanuary 2, 2014 

Columbus police found a man lying outside his wrecked vehicle on Williams Road Thursday morning, where he had apparently been shot multiple times, according to a report.

Officers responded at about 4:45 a.m. to 1751 Williams Road, near the Summit gas station at 8200 Williams Way, in reference to an accident.

There they found the victim, 24, by his white Toyota Corolla, which had been crashed into a light pole.

The victim had been shot by a pistol in his upper right thigh and right forearm, according to the report. The car had multiple bullet holes on its rear panels, door and windows; it sustained minor damages from the wreck, according to the report.

The victim was taken by EMS to the Midtown Medical Center. His condition is listed as stable.

The suspect is driving a dark hunter green "Chevy Silverado-type" truck with tinted windows and an unknown tag, according to the report. No more details about the suspect and victim's relationship are available.

The case remains under investigation. Anyone with information should call Investigative Services at 706-653-3400.

Ledger-Enquirer is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service