Man dead after shooting at southwest Columbus gas station – 10TV

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Columbus police say officers went to a reported shooting at the Certified Oil gas station located at 856 Frank Road Saturday around 11:20 p.m.

COLUMBUS, Ohio — One man is dead after a shooting Saturday night at a southwest Columbus gas station.

Columbus police say officers went to the Certified Oil gas station located at 856 Frank Road around 11:20 p.m.

The victim, who police have identified as 20-year-old Victor Castorrena, was found with gunshot wounds. He was taken to Grant Medical Center and died at 11:47 p.m.

The shooting happened toward the end of a 24-hour cease-fire period where community members called for peace between 12 a.m. Saturday and 12 a.m. Sunday in honor of Juneteenth.

Police have not given any information about a suspect.

This is the 92nd homicide of 2021 in Columbus.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the Columbus Police Homicide Unit at (614) 645-4730 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at (614) 461-TIPS (8477).

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