Search for suspect in West Side murder

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The search continues for the suspect in a deadly shooting in a West Side mobile home park late Friday night.

Homicide detectives say witnesses reported a black man in his early 20’s, dressed in all black clothing, was seen running from the 600 block of Lance Court, where Bimitrious Beard had been gunned down.

Officers called to the mobile home park at 11:25 p.m. Friday found Beard, 19, lying in front of 631 Lance Court, suffering from gunshot wounds to the upper body, police said.

Anyone with information on the gunman is asked to call Columbus police at (614) 645-4730 or Crime Stoppers at (614) 645-TIPS.

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