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Man In Custody For Shooting At Off-Duty Officer

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Columbus say Alphonso Reed, 24, was arrested after a brief foot chase.

Columbus Police say a man is in custody after firing several shots at an officer driving his personal vehicle. 

Police say Officer Kevin Schoppert was in uniform while driving west on Interstate 70 early Sunday when 24-year-old Alphonso Reed pulled beside him and fired several shots.

Police say another vehicle was also hit, but no injuries were reported.

Police say Reed was arrested after a brief foot chase that ended near Refugee Road. He's been charged with felonious assault.

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.