Poster of Dawaun Lewis-Taylor

Dawaun Lewis-Taylor

Dawaun Lewis-Taylor
  • Case number: 3400
  • Incident location: 4800 block of Heatherton Drive
    Columbus, Ohio - Franklin County
  • Incident date: 9/29/2020
  • Homicide date: 9/29/2020
  • Date of birth: 1/14/2005
  • Gender: Male
  • Race/Ethnicity: Black
  • Hair color: Black
  • Eye color: Brown
  • Law enforcement agency: Columbus Police Department


On Sept. 29, 2020 around 3:10 p.m., officers found Dawaun Lewis-Taylor, 15, shot in the 4800 block of Heatherton Drive. The wounded teenager was found just feet from an elementary school playground. Medics took him to a hospital where he later died. Crime Stoppers is offering a cash reward for any information leading to the arrest and/or indictment of the person(s) responsible. Anyone with information can call Crime Stoppers at 614-461-TIPS (8477) or go to


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