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12-year-old shot Sunday night in North Linden

The shooting happened on the 1800 block of East Lakeview Avenue just after 8:15 p.m. The victim was taken to the hospital in stable condition, police said.

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A 12-year-old boy was shot in a drive-by shooting Sunday night in North Linden, according to police.

The shooting happened in the 1800 block of East Lakeview Avenue just after 8:15 p.m.

Officers found the victim suffering from a gunshot wound to the arm. The victim was taken to the hospital in stable condition, police said.

Police said the victim was outside his home when a dark-colored vehicle drove by and a suspect in that vehicle began to shoot at people that were outside. Police said the 12-year-old was the only victim.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Columbus police at 614-645-4141 or Crimes Stoppers at 614-461-8477.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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