Two young children shot while riding bikes near Columbus


COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Two children were shot in a drive-by shooting Sunday night in South Franklinton.

According to Columbus Police, the incident took place on the 800 block of Greenfield Drive at approximately 6:25 p.m.

Police said the two children, a 7-year-old girl and a 4-year-old boy, were riding bicycles when a dark-colored SUV drove up and the people inside began firing gunshots into the crowd, striking the children.

The girl was taken by her family to a local hospital, while the boy was taken by medics to Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

Both children are listed in stable condition and are expected to make a full recovery.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Columbus Police at 614-645-3689.


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