'One dead and 5 injured' at 'vigil for gun violence victim

One person is killed and another five are injured after gunman opens fire at a VIGIL for another victim of gun violence

A mourner was killed and another five were injured after a gunman opened fire at a vigil for a man shot dead last week. 

A group had gathered in the parking lot of a Dollar General in Truro Township near east Columbus Saturday night for the vigil to honor someone killed in a Columbus Police Department homicide last week.

Shortly after 7.30pm, a gunman opened fire at the event, killing one person and injuring five more, according to a Columbus Police Department spokesperson.

A mourner was killed and another five were injured after a gunman opened fire at a vigil for a man shot dead last week

A group had gathered in the parking lot of a Dollar General in Truro Township near east Columbus Saturday night for the vigil to honor someone killed in a Columbus Police Department homicide last week

Shortly after 7.30pm, a gunman opened fire at the event, killing one person and injuring five more, according to a Columbus Police Department spokesperson

Both Columbus Police and the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation responded to the scene

Local resident Jacqueline Smith was horrified at the mass shooting while people were trying to mourn for another shooting victim.

 ‘I mean, it’s sad,’ she told Fox8.

‘For you to even… a person already, a family lost a person already, and for someone to come and do something like that, it’s just sad.’ 

Both Columbus Police and the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation responded to the scene.

The police have not released any information about the suspect or victim.

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