COLUMBUS. OH. (THCOUNT) — Columbus police are reporting shots have been fired at officers and a man has barricaded himself inside a home near Eakin Road Monday afternoon.

According to police, a unidentified man is firing at officers in the area.


Columbus SWAT units and hostage negotiators are on scene, reports 10TV.

There is no information on any injuries at this time.

Avoid the area.


Geo quick facts: Columbus is Ohio’s state capital. The city’s Scioto Mile is a string of parks on both sides of the Scioto River, with a huge interactive fountain and trails. On the west bank, the COSI science center offers hands-on exhibits and a planetarium. Downtown, the Columbus Museum of Art includes American and European paintings and a sculpture garden. The German Village area has restored brick houses built by 1800s settlers – wikipedia.