Teen discovered shot twice in north Columbus Tuesday evening


COLUMBUS, Ohio – A 17-year-old was shot twice in the stomach Tuesday night in north Columbus.

The victim was shot dead just before 10:30 p.m. in the Cleveland Avenue and Laurelwood Drive area

Family members found the 17-year-old lying on the grass after hearing gunshots, police said.

The victim was taken to hospital in critical condition but is expected to survive his injuries.

For information, please call Detective Tommy Bischoff of the Columbus Police Felony Assault Unit at 614-645-6818 or Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS (8477).

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.