Tyrun Hill Homicide


Tyrun Hill

 This week’s “Crime of the Week” focuses on a Homicide that took place in Columbus in 2005.

On Sunday, May 1, 2005, 29-year-old Tyrun Malik Hill died when he was caught in a shootout between the Short North Posse and the rival D Block gang in a South Linden neighborhood.

 It has been 17 years and still no one has been charged in his murder. The family wants closure.  They want people to come forward with information in this case. The Columbus Police Cold Case Homicide Unit is still investigating. A photo of Tyrun Hill may be viewed on the Crime Stoppers website at

Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward for any information leading to the arrest and/or indictment of the person(s) responsible for this crime.  Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS (8477) or go to our website at and submit your tip.  You may also submit a tip by downloading our new free P3 Tips mobile app available on the iOS and Android platforms. We are no longer taking tips via text message.

All tips to Crime Stoppers are anonymous. Crime Stoppers does not use Caller ID or record telephone conversations.  A special coding system protects the identity of the caller.  Crime Stoppers also takes calls from persons with information about any felony.  Information leading to the arrest and/or indictment of a felony suspect could qualify the caller for a reward as determined by the Crime Stoppers Board of Directors.  For more information on Central Ohio Crime Stoppers, visit our website at

Crime Stoppers is a non-profit 501(c) (3) organization.  Reward money comes from private individuals, businesses, and foundations that see Crime Stoppers as an integral tool in the community’s fight against crime.  Tax-deductible donations can be sent to Central Ohio Crime Stopper’s, Inc., and P.O. BOX 16038, COLUMBUS, OH 43216-6038.