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Columbus Police: Two shot after party near University District

Investigators say the two were shot while a party was ending

COLUMBUS, OH (WCMH) - Two people are hospitalized after a shooting that happened after a party near the University District.

According to Columbus Police, officers were dispatched to the 200 block of East 19th Avenue just after 2am Saturday on the report of a shooting. When officers arrived at the scene, they found two people suffering from gunshot wounds. One of the victims was identified as DeAnthony Griffin, 20. The second victim is a 17-year-old female.

Investigators say the two were shot while a party was ending.

The victims were taken to the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center with serious injuries, but police say both are expected to survive.

Police do not have any information about a possible suspect at this time.

Anyone with information about the shooting is urged to contact the Columbus Police Assault Unit at 614-645-4141 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS(8477).


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