COLUMBUS, Ohio — Columbus police have arrested a suspect in connection with the city's ninth homicide of 2020.
Shaulette Drain, 39, was arrested Tuesday.
Police say Drain shot and killed 29-year-old Christopher A. R. Santiago on the morning of January 15 in the North Linden area. A female victim was also hurt in the shooting.
According to police, officers went to the scene of a crash in the area of Loretta Avenue and Bremen Street shortly before 5:30 a.m.
When officers arrived, they found Santiago and a woman inside a vehicle that struck a utility pole. Both had gunshot wounds.
Santiago was pronounced dead at the scene and the female victim was taken to Grant Medical Center in stable condition.
Drain is charged with murder.
The shooting remains under investigation.