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Posted on 08/25/2011 4:38:12 AM PDT by marktwain
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A man who died Monday night was attempting to rob someone when he was fatally shot by the intended victim, police said.
* Columbus Police IDs City's 54th Homicide Victim
By: Denise Yost Published: August 09, 2011 » 11 Comments | Post a Comment COLUMBUS, Ohio --
A man who died Monday night was attempting to rob someone when he was fatally shot by the intended victim, police said Tuesday.
According to Columbus police, the shooting occurred in the 700 block of Sullivant Avenue at 8:48 p.m. Monday.
Officers found Mario Williams, 22, suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transported to Mount Carmel Hospital West, where he was later pronounced dead.
Police said the investigation revealed that Williams was allegedly attempting to rob another man and during the robbery, the intended victim shot Williams.
The shooter was questioned by police and released.
Columbus police said the case will be presented to the Franklin County Grand Jury at a later date.
Police said the investigation continues.
I love happy endings...
why would this even have to go to a grand jury? Are they thinking of charging him with something?
It is refreshing to see one of these stories where the state media has not characterized the rebuked criminal as the “victim” - indeed, they seem to go out of their way to identify the actual victim as the “intended victim”. That would not have happened until recently, particularly here in hoplophobic Ohio.
I’m wondering why this is considered a “homicide” - the jury’s still out.
That said, I don't really like the use of "intended" victim; no, he was simply the victim. The fact that he fought back is not relevant
OH? Must happen a lot there if the police are bored by it.
It's starting to dawn on the MSM that "the people" are NOT part of their liberal group-think clique.
“why would this even have to go to a grand jury?”
IIRC, In some cases a DA will take a case to the grand jury with the intention of getting it “no billed” which provides the victim (shooter) protection in civil court.
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