Poster of David Gaines

David Gaines

David Gaines
  • Case number: 3603
  • Incident location: 1700 [Block] Hudson St.
    Columbus, Ohio - Franklin County
  • Incident date: 1/6/2021
  • Homicide date: 1/6/2021
  • Date of birth: 7/7/1958
  • Gender: Male
  • Race/Ethnicity: Black
  • Height: 5' 08"
  • Weight: 158
  • Hair color: Brown
  • Eye color: Brown
  • Law enforcement agency: Columbus Police Department


On Wednesday, January 6, 2021, at 3:18am, Columbus Police Officers were called to the Sunoco station at 1799 E. Hudson St. on a report of a shooting. On arrival, officers found David Gaines, 62, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. CFD Medic 16 transported Gaines to Grant Medical Center in critical condition, where he was pronounced deceased by attending physicians at 4:19am.

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