Poster of Deaonte Bell

Deaonte Bell

Deaonte Bell
  • Case number: 3154
  • Incident location: 1972 Maryland Avenue
    Columbus, Ohio - Franklin County
  • Incident date: 5/27/2017
  • Homicide date: 5/27/2017
  • Date of birth: 1/15/1990
  • Gender: Male
  • Race/Ethnicity: Black
  • Height: 5' 09"
  • Weight: 155
  • Hair color: Black
  • Eye color: Brown
  • Law enforcement agency: Columbus Police Department


On May 27, 2017, at 2:30am, Police Officers were dispatched to 1972 Maryland Avenue regarding a shooting. Upon arrival, they found Deaonte Bell suffering from gunshot wounds. He had been attending a birthday party in the area, and when he stepped outside the home he was confronted by several individuals and an argument ensued. Deaonte Bell was shot several times by the unknown suspects. He was transported to the hospital and was pronounced deceased at 2:59am. Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward for any information leading to the arrest and/or indictment of the person(s) responsible for this crime. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS (8477) or go to our website at and e-mail your tip.

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