Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
Columbus Officer Won’t Face Charges in Fatal Shooting
A Columbus police officer who fatally shot a 33-year-old man who was trying to escape in his car will not face charges.Â Â Â Â Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O’Brien say a grand jury decided not to indict Officer April Redick, who shot Dustin Robert LeMaster on Sept. 16.
Redick approached a suspicious car in an alley and ordered LeMaster to turn off the ignition. He refused and attempted to flee the scene, dragging Redick through the alley.
Redick drew her gun and shot LeMaster, who crashed his car into a garage. LeMaster later died at a hospital.
A grand jury reviews all police shootings that end in the death of a civilian.