Poster of Christopher Gillikin Jr

Christopher Gillikin Jr

Christopher Gillikin Jr
  • Case number: 3605
  • Incident location: 700 [Block] Polo Dr. N.
    Columbus, Ohio - Franklin County
  • Incident date: 1/2/2021
  • Homicide date: 1/2/2021
  • Date of birth: 6/16/1999
  • Gender: Male
  • Race/Ethnicity: Black
  • Height: 5' 10"
  • Weight: 195
  • Hair color: Black
  • Eye color: Brown
  • Law enforcement agency: Columbus Police Department


On Saturday, January 2, 2021, at 11:45pm, Columbus Police Officers were called to the area of 729 Polo Dr. N on a report of a shooting. On arrival, officers found Christopher Gillikin, 21, suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. CFD Medic 6 transported Gillikin to Riverside Hospital in life threatening condition where he was pronounced deceased by attending physicians at 5:24am. The investigation has revealed that just prior to the shooting Gillikin left an acquaintance’s residence to meet an unknown party in the parking lot.


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