Two teenagers die after shooting in the West Albany neighborhood on the northeast side of Columbus
Two teenagers died after being shot and wounded around 11 p.m. Friday in the northeast of the city, in what Columbus police are investigating in a homicide.
Officers and medics responded around 11 p.m. Friday at North Hamilton and Warner Roads to a shooting report, police say. There they found Mahky Andrews, 15, in a vehicle with an apparent gunshot wound. Columbus Fire personnel pronounced him dead at 11:14 p.m.
Police found a second victim, 18-year-old Layton Ridgedell, lying in a parking lot in the 5600 block of Caledonia Road, where police believe the shooting took place, according to police. Authorities pronounced him dead at 11:27 p.m.
The shooting remains under investigation.
Authorities are asking anyone with information about the shooting to call the Columbus Police Homicide Unit at 614-645-4730 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS (8477). The deaths mark the 55th and 56th homicides of 2022 in the city.
Contact Nathaniel Shuda at (614) 245-0319 or [email protected].
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This article originally appeared on The Columbus Dispatch: Two teenagers die after shooting in West Albany, northeast side of Columbus