Teenage girl, 15, dies after being shot in Franklin Park

Jack McLaughlin

A teenager who was shot yesterday afternoon in Franklin Park succumbed to her injuries late night.

At 3:20 p.m. yesterday, police said officers responded to gunshots from the 17000 block of E. Broad Street, in Franklin Park.

According to police, several people were fighting in the park when shots were fired. Lovely Kendricks, a 15 year-old girl, was shot. Officers rendered aid to her until medics arrived, and she was transported to Nationwide Children’s Hospital in critical condition.

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Kendricks passed away just after 9:30 p.m. yesterday evening.

Columbus police are currently investigating the homicide, and they have not yet publicly identified any suspects. If you know have any information about the incident, contact Columbus Police Homicide Unit at 614-645-4730 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-8477.

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