Two people are hospitalized after an early morning domestic violence incident near downtown.
According to Columbus police, three people were inside a pickup truck on I-670 near exit 2A when 41-year-old John Zavatsky allegedly fired a gun. A single gunshot struck Heather Szymaszek, 41, in the face. She was taken to a local hospital in stable condition.
Immediately after the shooting that took place just after 2:00 a.m., Zavatsky attempted to flee the vehicle, but was hit by a passing traffic. He was also taken to the hospital in stable condition and has been charged with felonious assault.
It wasn’t’ immediately clear as to who was behind the wheel during what police are calling a domestic violence incident.
Meantime, I-670 was closed between I-70 and SR-315 for several hours after the shooting, but has since reopened.