Poster of Lawrence Smith III

Lawrence Smith III

Lawrence Smith III
  • Case number: 3712
  • Incident location: 2100 Block of Hamilton Ave
    Columbus, Ohio - Franklin County
  • Incident date: 5/29/2022
  • Homicide date: 5/29/2022
  • Date of birth: 2/4/1960
  • Gender: Male
  • Race/Ethnicity: Black
  • Height: 6' 00"
  • Weight: 155
  • Hair color: Brown
  • Eye color: Brown
  • Law enforcement agency: Columbus Police Department


On May 29, 2022, at approximately 6:59am, officers were dispatched to the 2100 Block of Hamilton Ave on the report of shots fired. Officers arrived at scene and found the victim, 62yr old Lawrence Smith III, suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Columbus Fire EMS 13 arrived at scene and pronounced the victim deceased at 7:11am.


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