Columbus police: Shooting victim airlifted to Indy hospital, suspect in custody

John Cornett

COLUMBUS, Ind.  – Officers in Columbus are investigating after a person was shot multiple times at an apartment complex on Sunday.

Shortly after 2:20 p.m., police were dispatched the the 1000 block of Robert Drive, in the Quail Run Apartments, on the report of a shooting.

The victim was reportedly transferred to a local hospital by a family member while officers were on the way.

When they arrived, they located the shooting suspect, 34-year-old John Cornett, and took him into custody on a preliminary charge of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon.

The victim remains in the hospital.