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NEWS RELEASE: TRAFFIC STOP LEADS TO SEIZURE OF DRUGS AND FIREARMS

 Tuesday, November 29, 2022

On Tuesday, November 29, 2022 at about 12:35 a.m., one of our officers noticed an individual acting suspiciously at the Circle K located on the 5100 block of Warm Springs Road. The individual was standing in the parking lot and upon seeing the police car, he quickly walked inside the store. When the officer turned around and headed towards the store, the individual had already exited the store, gotten into a 2012 Hyundai Sonata, and exited the parking lot.

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NEWS RELEASE: ENOCH DR. SHOOTING INVESTIGATION

 Monday, November 28, 2022

On Saturday, November 26, 2022 at 6:57 p.m., Columbus Police Officers responded to the 1000 block of Enoch Drive in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival, officers found a female victim who had been shot. The victim was transported by EMS to Piedmont Columbus Regional ER.

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NEWS RELEASE: CROSS TIE COURT HOMICIDE

 Saturday, November 19, 2022

On Saturday, November 19,2022 at 1:15 a.m., Columbus Police Officers responded to a shooting in the 6200 block of Cross Tie Court. Upon arrival, officers found the victim in front of the apartment. EMS responded and transported the victim to Piedmont Columbus Regional ER. The victim, Joshua Huff, 16, died shortly after arriving to the hospital.

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NEWS RELEASE: MURDER OF KEAMON HIGHTOWER

 Wednesday, November 9, 2022

On November 8, 2022 around 11:54 a.m., Columbus Police responded to the intersection of Parkwood Drive and Braebern Street regarding a shooting incident. Upon arrival, officers discovered a Black male (later identified as Keamon Hightower, 28) lying in the road suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

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NEWS RELEASE: MURDER OF CHRISTOPHER WILLIAMS

 Saturday, November 5, 2022

On October 19, 2022 around 6:25 a.m., Columbus Fire and EMS responded to the 2400 block of Blan Street concerning a medical emergency. Upon arrival, paramedics found that the victim was deceased. A Deputy Coroner responded and pronounced the victim, Christopher Williams, deceased at 7:10 a.m. Williams had recently been involved in a fight where he was struck in the head repeatedly by another male, so an autopsy was performed to determine the cause of death.

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