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Shooting near Columbus sends woman, 20, and 4-year-old girl to hospitals

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Posted at 8:17 AM, Apr 18, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-18 08:17:15-04

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police say a shooting in Ohio sent a 20-year-old woman and a 4-year-old girl to the hospital with gunshot wounds.

Police say there was an altercation with a man at a Columbus address on Friday afternoon, and the woman and child got into a vehicle with three other people and drove away.

Police said the man followed and fired multiple shots at the vehicle, striking the victims.

The vehicle drove away with the occupants searching for a hospital for the girl until they stopped and called police.

Both victims were taken to local hospitals and listed in stable condition.

A 21-year-old man faces felonious assault charges.

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