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Columbus Police Say Officer Shot Armed Teen In South Linden Home

Raymond Wambsgans

Columbus Police say officers responding to a reported altercation at a South Linden home found a 16-year-old armed suspect, and one officer shot the teen.

A Columbus police statement says the teen was taken to a hospital in stable condition with injuries that weren't considered life threatening.

Police say officers responded to the home on Gerbert Road Monday on a report of an argument between two men, one of whom was reportedly armed with a gun.

Authorities say officers heard an altercation inside when they arrived and opened the door to find the 16-year-old with a gun in his hand.

Police say one officer fired his gun, striking the suspect at least once. The statement says a gun was recovered at the scene.

No officers were injured.

The investigation is continuing.