COLUMBUS, Ohio – The law enforcement officials in Columbus are investigating the city’s seventieth homicide case that took place early Sunday morning at a parking lot near a Sullivant Avenue bar.
Columbus police say that the Columbus man was discovered in a parking lot following a report of a fight that broke out about 2:15 early Sunday morning. They responded to the 3475 Sullivant Avenue where the fight was reported.
Officers discovered the man who was severely injured and the medic personnel transported him to the Mt. Carmel West Medical Hospital. Hospital officials said that he was in a critical condition when he arrived at the hospital.
The victim was identified as 28-year-old James E. Doan III. He was pronounced dead at the hospital at around 3:24 early Sunday morning, according to the records.
Other news media outlet reported that the man is an army veteran. He served in Afghanistan and was well decorated. He had a part time job in Gahanna when the incident took place.
James E. Doan III had two sons and the family members of the deceased Army veteran are now asking anyone who knows anything about the crime to speak to the Columbus police officers.
Investigators are still trying to sort evidences and circumstances prior to the fight in order to determine the motives for the slaying of the Army veteran
As of today, there is no report of any suspect who was taken into custody or any person that was named as a suspect.
The Columbus Division of Police is also asking for the public’s help for any information that will lead to the arrest of the suspect in Columbus seventieth homicide incident.
No other details were released.