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Report of gunshots near mall unfounded


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A report of “shots fired” near the FairOaks Mall about 10:45 a.m. Wednesday was determined to be unfounded, Columbus police said.

Columbus police officers were sent to the area and did not find any evidence that any shots were fired, Lt. Matt Myers, Columbus Police Department spokesman, said.

People in the area reported hearing multiple sounds of possible gunshots, but no one reported seeing anything unusual, Myers said.

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