Suspect charged and arrested for murder in the Hilltop

Police arrested 45-year-old Delaires Hughes and charged him with the murder of 40-year-old Christopher Mark Goff.

A man was arrested and charged with murder following a shooting in west Columbus Tuesday night.

Police arrested 45-year-old Delaires Hughes and charged him with the murder of 40-year-old Christopher Mark Goff.

Before 11:30 p.m., police say they found Goff lying inside a North Warren Avenue home, suffering from a gunshot wound. He was rushed to Grant Medical Center where he later died.

After investigation, police say Hughes shot Goff during an argument. He was arrested at the scene. Investigation continued.

This was the 73rd murder in Columbus this year.

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