Columbus police say a double murder suspect was shot and wounded Wednesday by officers near Parsons Avenue and Kossuth Street. He was taken into custody shortly after the killings.
Income Tax Hike Leads, Southwestern Schools Levy Trails
With 91% of the Franklin County precincts reporting, The Columbus Income Tax issue maintains a healthy lead. With 481 out of 528 Franklin County precincts reporting, the votes for the income tax hike totaled 42,177 (52%) while votes against the tax increase totaled 38,745 (48%).
In the small portion of Columbus that lies in Delaware County, the “no” votes totaled 267 and the “yes” votes totaled 152. A small number of Columbus voters live in Fairfield County. Those results have not been posted.
In the Southwestern City School district, votes against the levy totaled 16,055 (51%) to votes for the levy which totaled 15,344 (49%).