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Jun 10, 2021

FIRED AT PD


FIRED AT PD 


AUTHORITES SAY A COLUMBUS POLICE OFFICER HAD A CLOSE CALL ON WEDNESDAY EVENING AS A ROBBERY SUSPECT FIRED SHOTS AT THE OFFICER BEFORE FLEEING. IT STARTED AROUND FIVE AFTER A ROBBERY AT THE HAMPTON INN ON SOUTH HAMILTON ROAD. THEN AT 5:30, AN OFFICER NOTICED A RED VEHICLE NEAR CASSADY AVENUE AND AIRPONTE DRIVE THAT MATCHED THE DESCRIPTION OF THE ROBBERY CALL. WHEN THE OFFICER PULLED UP, A MAN GOT OUT OF THE CAR AND POLICE SAY HE FIRED TWO SHOTS TOWARD THE OFFICER AS HE RAN AWAY. THAT MAN HAS NOT YET BEEN FOUND BUT A WOMAN DRIVING THE VEHICLE IS BEING QUESTIONED.

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