Poster of Derrick Samuels Jr

Derrick Samuels Jr

Derrick Samuels Jr
  • Case number: 3674
  • Incident location: 4300 Block of Malin Dr. W
    Columbus, Ohio - Franklin County
  • Incident date: 11/22/2021
  • Homicide date: 11/22/2021
  • Date of birth: 10/12/1987
  • Gender: Male
  • Race/Ethnicity: Black
  • Height: 6' 00"
  • Weight: 160
  • Hair color: Black
  • Eye color: Brown
  • Law enforcement agency: Columbus Police Department


On November 22, 2021, at approximately 9:27pm, officers were dispatched to the 4300 Block of Malin Dr. W on a report of shots fired. Officers responded to the area and found the victim, 34yr old Derrick Samuels suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Officers rendered aid until Columbus Fire Medic #24 arrived. The victim was transported to Riverside Hospital in critical condition. Despite receiving lifesaving medical treatment, the victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at 12:49am.


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