Poster of Sydney Berry

Sydney Berry

Sydney Berry
  • Case number: 3327
  • Incident location: 700 [Block] Lilley Ave.
    Columbus, Ohio - Franklin County
  • Incident date: 5/9/2016
  • Homicide date: 5/9/2016
  • Date of birth: 11/7/1992
  • Gender: Male
  • Race/Ethnicity: Black
  • Height: 5' 08"
  • Weight: 125
  • Hair color: Black
  • Eye color: Brown
  • Law enforcement agency: Columbus Police Department


On May 9, 2016 at approximately 10:32 p.m., Columbus Police Officers responded to the intersection of Gault Street and Lilley Avenue on the report of an accident. Upon arrival, the officers found the driver of the vehicle suffering from a gunshot wound. Witnesses stated an unknown gunman in a Chevrolet Tahoe fired into the vehicle striking the victim and left in an unknown direction. CFD Medic 15 arrived at the scene and pronounced the victim, later identified as 23yr old Sydney Javon Berry, deceased at 10:41 p.m.

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