Kids call 911 after finding mother injured

(WCMH Photo)

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — The Columbus Division of Police says one person is in life-threatening condition after a shooting in the Hilltop neighborhood.

Columbus Police Sgt. Eric Pilya said there were three children in the home at the time who heard screaming downstairs. They went to investigate and saw their mother on the floor. The children called a medic.

Police say they found keys in the door when they arrived, and the door was ajar. A passerby told police they heard gunshots around 6:55 am.

The children, ages 8 to 15, were not injured.

Police have not released any information on a possible suspect. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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