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Six Columbus Teens Wounded In Weekend Shootings

Police in Columbus say six teenagers were wounded by gunfire over the weekend. [wpgmza id="11"]
The shootings came in three unrelated incidents over a 32-hour period. A boy and two girls were shot late Saturday outside a North Linden outreach center. About an hour later a 16-year-old boy was shot while walking a few blocks south of Children’s Hospital. On Sunday morning, two teens were taken to a hospital after being shot in the Hilltop neighborhood. At least three other people were shot over the weekend. Police say two people were shot outside Double D's Pub on South High Street early Saturday morning. About an hour later a man was shot while driving on Sandalwood Place near Karl Road. No one was arrested in any of the weekend shootings.

Steve Brown grew up in nearby Richwood, Ohio and now lives there with his wife and sons. He started his journalism career as a weekend board operator at WOSU while majoring in journalism at Ohio State, where he also wrote for the student newspaper The Lantern and co-founded the organization Students for Public Broadcasting.