Three arrested after pair of minors injured in drive by shooting

Three people were arrested after a pair of minors were injured in drive by shooting last week.

From Columbus PD:

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 11, 20213:00 p.m.

Two juveniles were injured by gunfire following an incident in East Columbus on Wednesday evening.

According to Columbus Police Chief Fred Shelton, an altercation between persons that knew each other led to the shooting.Three persons were arrested and charged with aggravated assault following the shooting in the 600 block of Cypress Street in East Columbus.

“At this time, we believe a car with four persons in it drove up to the house on Cypress Street and started shooting at persons in the yard,” said Chief Shelton. “The persons in the yard returned fire, and the two juveniles that were injured were in that car.

Both of the victims were taken to the hospital by private car, and police were called. One of the juveniles was taken to a trauma center by helicopter, and the other victim was treated and released,” Shelton added.

Arrested were Jessie Levar Walker, Antonio Lamar, and Christopher Jordan Denman, all of Columbus and all charged with aggravated assault.“We are still sorting through the details, but we did recover two weapons. Neither of the juveniles was charged,” Shelton said.

Police were called to the hospital about 7:30 p.m.

The case is still under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call Crimestoppers at 800-530-7151 or the P3 app.

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