COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A 16-year-old girl was killed and five other teenagers and young adults were wounded in a shooting in a park in downtown Columbus over the weekend, police said.
Columbus police said a private event promoted on social media was being held in Bicentennial Park when the gunfire began shortly before midnight Saturday.READ MORE: Overnight Shooting In Fineview Leaves Man In Critical Condition
Police say 16-year-old Olivia Kurtz was taken to Grant Hospital where she was pronounced dead shortly after 1 a.m. Sunday.READ MORE: New Study Ranks Several Pennsylvania Institutions As Some Of Best Employers For College Graduates
A 16-year-old boy was taken to Ohio State University and had surgery for a gunshot wound. A 15-year-old girl was taken to Children’s Hospital. Two 19-year-old women and a 19-year-old man were also shot. Police said all are expected to recover. Two other victims sustained minor injuries as they fled.
No arrests were immediately reported. Investigators are asking anyone who was at the event or has photos from it to contact them.MORE NEWS: Holy Cow, Not Again! More Bovines Get Loose In West Virginia
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