Poster of Josiah Montgomery

Josiah Montgomery

Josiah Montgomery
  • Case number: 3757
  • Nickname or alias: Jo
  • Incident location: 1100 Block of Duxberry Ave.
    Columbus, Ohio - Franklin County
  • Incident date: 10/8/2022
  • Homicide date: 10/15/2022
  • Date of birth: 1/8/2002
  • Gender: Male
  • Race/Ethnicity: Black
  • Height: 5' 08"
  • Weight: 140
  • Hair color: Black
  • Eye color: Brown
  • Law enforcement agency: Columbus Police Department


On 10/08/2022, Officers were responding to a ShotSpotter alert of shots fired in the area. Officers arrived and located the victim, 20yr old Josiah Montgomery, slumped over in a vehicle that had crashed into a sign. It was then discovered that J.M had been shot in the side of the face. CFD Medics responded and transported Mr. Montgomery to OSU Main in critical condition but was then upgraded to stable condition. On Saturday, October 15th, 2022, at 6:15PM, Montgomery succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased.


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