COLUMBUS, Ohio – At least two people were reportedly shot near schools in southeast Columbus.
The victims were located in an area near Liberty Elementary School and Independence High School on Whitlow Road in southeast Columbus.
The incident was reported around 3:30 p.m. Thursday afternoon.
According to police at the scene, a fight led up to the shooting. At least one person of interest was being interviewed.
The high school students were already dismissed for the day.
The elementary school was in the process of letting out. Students and staff still present at Liberty Elementary were put on lock down in the building.
One victim was transported to Grant Medical Center while another was taken to Nationwide Children’s Hospital.
The names and ages of the injured people were not immediately released.
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