Odell Teague (Felonious Assault)


Odell Teague


Today’s Wanted Wednesday focuses on a stabbing that took place in Columbus.

On October 2, 2022 at approximately 11:47 a.m., Columbus Police Patrol officers were dispatched to a shooting at 1623 E. 26th Avenue.  Upon the officers arrival they located the victim, THOMAS HAMPTON in front of 1674 E. 26th Avenue.  When the officers spoke to Mr. Hampton, he stated he was cut with a knife and not shot.  Mr. Hampton stated, ODELL TEAGUE came to his residence located at 1674 E. 26th Avenue to pick up his daughters belongings.  Mr. Hampton stated he told Mr. Teague he was not giving him the property.

Mr. Hampton stated an argument ensued and he exited the vehicle he was sitting in.  Mr. Hampton explained during the argument, Mr. Teague kept reaching for a handgun that was in his waistband.  Mr. Hampton stated he was going to fight Mr. Teague and before the fight could happen, Mr. Hampton stated Mr. Teague pulled a knife out and cut him on his right bicep.  The incident was captured on surveillance video and it shows Mr. Teague cutting Mr. Hampton.   

A Felonious Assault warrant (F-2) has been issued for Mr. Odell Teague.  The identity of the second suspect, who is seen in the video wearing a backwards hat while pulling out a firearm is still unknown but investigators believe his nickname may be “Russell”.
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