One person dead, one in critical condition after east Columbus shooting


COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) -- Police are on scene of an east Columbus shooting that killed one person and left another fighting for their life.

Officers responded to the 1200 block of Berwick Arms Place for a reported shooting at 9:21 pm. Two victims were taken to Grant Medical Center in critical condition where one later died from their injuries.

Police said 33-year-old Martin R Harris was pronounced dead at 10:07 p.m. CPD added the second victim was charged with Harris' murder. He was identified as 22-year-old Demetrius D. McKnight.

The search for a second suspect continued.

This was the 45th murder in Columbus this year.

Anyone with information regarding this homicide is asked to contact the Columbus Police Homicide Unit at 614-645-4730 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-8477.

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