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Two Charged With Murder In Shooting Of South Columbus Teen

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Dustin Parsley and Alexandra Bowen face murder charges in the Wednesday shooting.

Two people are in jail and charged with murder after the shooting death of a 16-year-old boy on Columbus’ south side on Wednesday.

Police say Dustin Parsley was arrested yesterday and Alexandra Bowen was taken into custody early this morning.

Police have not publicly identified the teenager who was reportedly shot inside a car off South High Street.

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.