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Elijah D Copley  Unsolved homicide

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Elijah Copley
  • Case number: 3554
  • Incident location: 200 [Block] S. Dana Ave.
    Columbus, Ohio - Franklin County
  • Incident date: 7/24/2020
  • Homicide date: 7/24/2020
  • Date of birth: 8/7/2005
  • Gender: Male
  • Race/Ethnicity: White
  • Law enforcement agency: Columbus Police Department


On July 24, 2020, at approximately 2:01am, the victims, both Juveniles, were riding scooters east bound on Rich St. at Dana Ave., when two unknown suspects began to shoot at them. Victim #1 was struck one time and was transported to a local area hospital by CFD Medic #17 in critical condition. At 8:08am, 14yr old Elijah Copley succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased.


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