Wanted for Murder: Baron Anderson and Terrell Hicks-Freeman

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

On June 3, 2022, at approximately 11:00pm, officers were dispatched to the area of N. Hamilton Rd and Warner Rd on the report of a shooting.  Officers and Columbus Fire Medics arrived at scene and found victim # 1 seated in a vehicle with an apparent gunshot wound.  Columbus Fire personnel pronounced victim #1 deceased at 11:14pm.  Officers were then advised of a second victim in the 5600 Block of Caledonia Rd, where it is believed this incident took place.  Officers arrived at scene and found victim #2 laying in the parking lot unresponsive.  Columbus Fire personnel pronounced victim #2 deceased at 11:27pm.  

Two murder warrants have been issued for Mr. Baron Anderson and two murder warrants have been issued for Mr. Terrell Hicks-Freeman out of this incident.  Both are believed to be armed and dangerous. 

Baron Anderson

Terrell Hicks-Freeman

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.

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