4 Year Old Shot By Columbus, Ohio Police Officer


WHITEHALL, Ohio – A 4-year-old child was struck by a bullet fired from a Columbus Police Officer’s gun in Whitehall.

10TV has confirmed a patrol officer was answering a call on Chandler Drive just after 3 pm. Friday when a family in the area started screaming for help because of a medical emergency.

Columbus Police said the officer responded and as he was trying to help an injured woman, a dog inside the home charged him.

Investigators said the officer shot at the dog but missed and struck the child in the right leg.

According to Columbus Police, the girl is in stable condition at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. The injured woman in the home was taken to Grant Hospital for treatment.

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