Today’s Wanted Wednesday focuses on a Homicide that happen in Columbus

 Linda Johnson

On May 4, 2023, at 7:57 p.m., Columbus Police received a call of a shooting at 1965 Aberdeen Avenue. Upon arrival, responding Officers located Linda Johnson with an apparent gunshot wound. Columbus Division of Fire (CFD) was called to the scene, at which time CFD Medic 16 transported her to Riverside Methodist Hospital for treatment. She was treated by Emergency Room staff, succumbing to her injuries and was pronounced deceased at 8:22 p.m.

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