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One dead in shooting following fight outside restaurant near Ohio State campus

Columbus police investigate a shooting outside the Waffle House on North High Street across from Ohio State's campus. The shooting took place after a fight involving 15-20 people started inside the restaurant.
Matthew Rand

One person is dead and another is injured after a shooting Monday morning near Ohio State's campus.

Media outlets report a fight broke out around 2:30 a.m. at the Waffle House located on North High Street across from the Ohio Union.

Columbus police dispatchers said the fight involving 15-20 people started in the restaurant and spilled outside.

Police say one victim was shot in the chest.

The shooting remains under investigation.

Matthew Rand is the Morning Edition host for 89.7 NPR News. Rand served as an interim producer during the pandemic for WOSU’s All Sides daily talk show.