Agencies: Columbus Division of Police - Ohio
Last updated: 3 months ago
Columbus Ohio police shot and killed 23 year-old Marese Collins after detaining him on a report of a man with a gun who was threatening people. By the time officers arrived at the scene, the suspect, 23-year-old Marese Collins, had fled the area in a dark colored SUV.
Officers located the SUV, and after following the vehicle, Collins jumped from the driver’s seat and fled on foot for several minutes.
Police said officers detained Collins in the 500 block of Whitethorne Ave. and gave multiple commands for Collins to drop his gun, but he refused.
Police said officers fired at Collins, and he suffered multiple gun shot wounds.
Medics pronounced Collins dead just before 1 am.