Deadly Shooting at South Columbus Nightclub Leaves Two Dead and Four Injured
Early Saturday morning, a shooting at a south Columbus nightclub left two people dead and four others injured, according to the Columbus Division of Police. Officers with the division responded to Tha Plug nightclub in the 1500 block of South High Street around 5:10 a.m. following reports of a shooting.
A male adult, the fifth victim, was seen entering Nationwide Children’s Hospital with a gunshot wound, according to a Columbus Police spokesperson. He was later pronounced dead just after 6 a.m.
No arrests have been made and no information on a possible suspect has been released. No information was immediately available regarding the ages of the victims or other details.
Those with information about the shooting are asked to contact Columbus police at 614-645-4730 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-8477 (TIPS). The identities of the victims have not yet been made known.
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