Officials had said at the time that there were at least two intended victims — a 17-year-old male and an unidentified male. A 21-year-old former East Side man has been sentenced to 11 years in prison for a 2019 shooting during a dispute inside Polaris Fashion Place. The man was taken to Riverside Methodist Hospital in critical condition and was taken into surgery. In a release sent Tuesday afternoon, police did not have an update on his condition.
I-71 north of Polaris closed for reported shooting involving … Friday on Interstate 71 near Gemini Place and Polaris shopping mall. A shooting involving an active shooter and Columbus Police on Interstate 71 in north Columbus caused the freeway to shut down Friday morning … COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Columbus Police Department confirmed Friday evening that officers shot a man after responding to calls of an active… COLUMBUS, Ohio – Columbus police are heading up the investigation in a fatal shooting by a Westerville police officer during a traffic stop on Polaris… Westerville and Columbus Police investigating an officer-involved shooting.
After leaving the hospital, the trio decided to make a stop at the mall for Autumn and then planned to visit one of Brad’s favorite bookstores on U.S. 23 before heading home. Columbus Police are meeting with Polaris Mall officials Tuesday afternoon to discuss safety strategies moving forward. Fuqua says he wants to see community leaders, mentors and pastors step in to help when they see children without parental figures get involved in crime. In 2020, the Franklin County Juvenile Court ourt overhauled its operations, completely eliminating probation officer positions. “Too many times, we’re having people released from jail who could have stayed longer if we are prosecuting a little more strenuously, doing less plea bargains,” Fuqua says.
Assistant Chief Charles Fitzgerald gives an update after a 5-year-old was shot and injured in an accidental shooting in the 2900 block of Kendall. As people begin to return to the mall, Bower said Polaris strives not just to be a retail destination, but a community one as well. Sergeant James Fuqua said the incident happened inside the mall on the first level, WBNS-TV reports. Delivered monthly with the latest Richland County property transfers, small business news and more. Brad and Trudy Watts of Lexington, seen here during a visit to the Columbus Zoo in 2020, were in the Polaris Fashion Mall on Wednesday during a shooting incident. The shooting Monday afternoon was the second at Polaris Fashion Place on the north side of Columbus in two weeks.
COLUMBUS – Columbus police have identified one of the men who exchanged gunfire inside Polaris Fashion Place last week. Fuqua also said two groups of younger people got into a confrontation which resulted in at least one person firing shots. WBNS-TV also reports that one witness said they heard three shots fired. Columbus police officers and deputies with the Delaware County Sheriff’s Office were called to the mall shortly after 3 p.m.
Officers from Columbus Police and the Ohio State Highway Patrol arrived as the suspect continued to fire his weapon, police said. Columbus Police said officers opened fire on the suspect, who was struck. The suspect was then taken into custody and transported to Grant Medical Center for non-life-threatening injuries, police said. Arshad J. Lawson was sentenced Monday to between 11 and 15 years in prison for his role in the March 15 shooting inside the mall, which was the second shooting at Polaris that month. Lawson had a pending case for aggravated robbery, robbery, felonious assault, carrying concealed weapons and improper handling of a firearm from 2019. A third charge against Lawson, for having a weapon under a disability, carried a two-year sentence, but that was run concurrently with the others, according to court records.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Police in Ohio are investigating a shooting inside a mall in the state’s capital city. Lawson pled guilty to one count of felonious assault with a three-year firearm specification and possessing weapons while under disability. A warrant for the arrest of Anthony Deshawn Truss Jr. has been filed with the Delaware County Prosecutor’s Office on a charge of felonious assault, police said. Police say no one was hurt when Anthony Truss Jr. and another man allegedly fired shots at each other inside Polaris Fashion Place Wednesday.
After the shooting, the man’s brother got into the car and began driving but crashed at the Speedway gas station near the intersection of Polaris Parkway and Old State Road. WBNS would like to send you push notifications about the latest news and weather. Columbus police and deputies with the Delaware County Sheriff’s office were called to the mall shortly after 3 p.m.
Lawson will receive 222 days of credit for jail time already served. The shooting was the result of a confrontation between two groups of younger people, police said. The following day, police announced Lawson was arrested and charged. COLUMBUS, Ohio — A man has been sentenced to prison after pleading guilty to firing shots at Polaris Fashion Place last year. Arshad Jamir Lawson, 20, was sentenced Monday for the incident that happened on March 15 inside the mall.
During Monday’s reelfoot lake shooting, Columbus Police say 911 dispatchers were swamped – receiving 106 calls in 10 minutes. Police are investigating the second shooting at the Polaris mall in two weeks. Detectives say an argument between two groups of minors ended when one person fired shots inside the mall. Fuqua said it’s still unclear if more than one person fired a gun. Police descended on the mall after reports of the shooting, with multiple cruisers positioned around the entrance and officers helping escort customers out. COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Columbus Police Department confirmed Friday evening that officers shot a man after responding to calls of an active shooter on Interstate 71 near Polaris Town Center.