Linden: Officer ambushed, shot during investigation

A Columbus police officer was ambushed and shot Thursday night in Linden.

The plain-clothes cop was surveilling suspects alone in the area of East Hudson Street and McGuffey Road around 10:45pm as part of an ongoing investigation when the shooting happened.

Police described the officer’s condition as stable, according to police per 10TV.


Police said the suspects realized the officer was following them and turned around to try to get behind the cop’s car. The suspects then pulled up beside the officer and shot him.

The gun was recovered at the scene and three suspects have been taken in custody.

The suspects and the officer have not been identified.


Facebook = Freebies

We promise to fill your FB feed with lots of free goodies - from free food to concert tickets. Plus you'll stay up-to-date on the most important stuff happenning in the 614. Just click "Like" below!

Follow the bird

Get the daily email!

614NOW Daily: Treat Yo' Inbox!


Missing out sucks. That's why our daily email is so important. You'll be up-to-date on the latest happenings and things to do in Cbus + be the first to snag our daily giveaways