Police: Man dies after shooting in east Columbus

Police said the shooting happened on South Ashburton Road and was the result of a dispute between family members.

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A man is dead after a shooting inside an east Columbus home, according to police.

Police dispatchers said officers were called to the 200 block of South Ashburton Road for a report of a shooting and a possible domestic situation, around 9:05 pm Saturday.

Once officers arrived, police found the man shot. Medics took him to Grant Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead at 9:37 pm

The victim has been identified as 33-year-old Phillip Moore.

Police at the scene told 10TV the shooting was a result of a dispute between family members.

Investigators believe the shooting was in self defense, according to police.

Once the investigation is complete, the case will be forwarded to a grand jury for review.

One person was initially detained in connection to the shooting, but so far police have made no arrests.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call the Columbus Police Homicide Unit at 614-645-4730 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS (8477).

This is the 43rd homicide of 2022 in the city of Columbus.

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