Poster of Earl Simmons

Earl Simmons

Earl Simmons
  • Case number: 3611
  • Incident location: 2000 [Block] Schenley Dr.
    Columbus, Ohio - Franklin County
  • Incident date: 3/26/2021
  • Homicide date: 3/26/2021
  • Date of birth: 3/26/1967
  • Gender: Male
  • Race/Ethnicity: Black
  • Height: 6' 2
  • Weight: 220
  • Hair color: Black
  • Eye color: Brown
  • Law enforcement agency: Columbus Police Department


On Friday, March 26th, 2021, at 8:24pm, Columbus Police Officers were called to the area of 2101 Schenley Dr. on a report of a shooting. On arrival, officers found 54yr old Earl Simmons, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. CFD Medic 18 transported Simmons to Grant Medical Center in critical condition, where he was pronounced deceased at 8:53pm. According to witnesses, just before the shooting, Simmons had attempted to breakup a fight in front of 2101 and 2105 Schenley Dr. Shortly thereafter, several weapons were fired in front of 2101 and 2105 Schenley Dr. One of the projectiles struck Simmons, fatally wounding him.


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