Friday, July 8, 2022

Woman watching tv killed when stray bullet comes through window

 A 26-year-old Akron, Ohio woman was sitting on her couch, watching tv when a stray bullet came through the front window and hit her in the head. Her boyfriend discovered her lying in a pool of blood on the living room floor. She was taken to the local hospital where she was declared dead.

Police speculate that the shot may have been fired by someone celebrating the 4th of July. Two 9mm bullet casings were found on a dock across the lake from the house. 

The woman leaves behind two young daughters. 

Saturday, July 2, 2022

High school basketball star paralyzed by stray bullet

18-year-old Columbus C. was visiting Indianapolis for a friend's graduation. They were having a high school graduation party in the garage when shots rang out. 

"Shots just get fired out of nowhere. I'm running and I heard the last shot just go through the garage, and just hit me in the back. I took two steps and it was just done," said Columbus

The bullet severed the side of his spinal cord, collapsed his lung and left him paralyzed from the waist down, in a wheelchair with only a five percent chance of ever walking again.

Columbus had just graduated high school and had received a full scholarship to play D-1 basketball at Alabama State University.

"It's hard," said Columbus. "This is me now, so if I want to do better I have to work for it. That's my mindset to work every single day to get back to where I was hopefully."

Police have not made any arrests for the shooting.