Two children injured in shooting at east Columbus apartment complex

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Two people were injured Wednesday afternoon after being shot in east Columbus.

It happened around 4:22 pm on the 400 block of Mayfair Avenue.

Both victims were taken to Nationwide Children’s Hospital. One was taken in critical condition, the other in stable condition.

Witnesses said one of the victims was around eight years old, the other around two.

According to Columbus police, two men were seen throwing a gun from a car in the area of 1688 Penfield Road shortly after the shooting. 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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