Curator Melissa Wolfe talks about the inspiration we can all take away from the Columbus Museum of Arts newest exhibition showcasing the work of home town hero George Bellows. George Bellows and the American Experience through January 4, 2014. This exhibition follows on the heels of a major retrospective of the artist organized by the [...]
Columbus Police Shoot Knife-Yielding Man On West Side
Columbus Police say an officer shot a knife-wielding man when he ignored orders to drop it.
Police said it happened Monday night at an apartment complex on Stimmel Road after officers were dispatched to break up a fight at an apartment complex.
Inside one of the apartments, an officer was confronted by a 19-year-old man holding a knife. Officers said he ignored repeated commands to drop it, and the officer shot him once.
The suspect – who has not been named – was hospitalized with a gunshot wound to his hip and a neck laceration. He was in stable condition. Nobody else was hurt.
It was the second time in as many days that Columbus police shot a suspect wielding a weapon.