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1 Man Found Fatally Shot In Columbus Area Restaurant Parking Lot


Police say a man was found fatally shot in a restaurant parking lot in central Ohio.

Columbus police say they were called to a Waffle House restaurant near Interstate 670 shortly before 3 a.m. Monday on a report of a shooting. Officers say they found a man dead in an SUV in the restaurant parking lot. They say he had been shot. But it wasn't immediately clear whether the shooting occurred in the parking lot or at another location.

Police say another person was injured inside the restaurant in a fight that broke out there. It wasn't immediately clear whether the fight and the fatal shooting were connected.

Homicide detectives continued to investigate Monday morning. Police said they had no other information for immediate release.