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One person shot after argument over boyfriend’s stuff

One person shot after argument over boyfriend’s stuff

Jack McLaughlin

An altercation over one woman’s boyfriend’s property led to another woman shot and hospitalized.

According to Columbus Police, at 3:37 p.m. on Oct. 5, officers responded to the report of shooting at the 1500 block of Loretta Avenue. Police discovered one woman suffering from a gunshot wound to her right knee.

Witnesses interviewed by Police said that a woman came to the Loretta Avenue residence attempting to collect property that belonged to her boyfriend. An altercation between the two broke out, and the woman attempting to collect her boyfriend’s property took out a handgun and shot the other woman in the knee.


The victim was transported to a local hospital and is expected to fully recover.

The suspect was detained by witnesses at the scene, according to Police, and was then taken into custody.

If you have any additional information about the incident, contact Det. Steve Miller of the Columbus Police or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-8477.

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